The MP for Ilford South has been promoted to Labour’s frontbench after his first year in office. 

New shadow transport minister Sam Tarry – a former Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) trade union officer – is “delighted” to be bringing his expertise to the table: “I’ll be working hard as a member of Sir Keir Starmer’s team to hold this government’s feet to the fire to ensure our transport system is fit for purpose.”

Read the full article by Cash Boyle at the Ilford Recorder here: