It took 33 hours and what we thought would be a very extensive reshuffle turned out to be minimal as only a small number of shadow ministers left and changed portfolios.
To begin with close to home Vernon Coaker remains as the Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary.
Here is a full list of the slightly new Shadow Cabinet
It’s official. New Shad Cabinet pic.twitter.com/pUP2OHWCRg
— Paul Waugh (@paulwaugh) January 6, 2016
David McCann holds a PhD in North-South relations from University of Ulster. You can follow him on twitter @dmcbfs