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What is a shadow minister?

a Member of the opposition party or coalition who keeps a check on the activities and responsibilities of a government Minister. There is usually a shadow Minister for every government portfolio or policy area. Some shadow Ministers may cover several portfolios.


What do shadow ministers do?

They are members of the opposite party. The shadow minister can deliver a fatal blow to a government minister, either concerning matters of professional or personal conduct, or of policy. They basically disagree with whatever the opposite team says.p


How and how elects the minister and shadow minister?

Canadian ministers are not elected.Rather, the prime minister selects persons to become ministers, and the Governor General of Canada makes the appointments. Though ministers are not elected, they are nonetheless responsible to the elected representatives of the House of Commons. Ministers may be removed at any time by the Governor General (on the prime minister's advice), or collectively may be forced to resign or seek an election by a vote of the House of Commons.The term shadow ministers is not used for Canadian politics; the equivelant position is critics, and they collectively form (with the Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition) a "Government-in-waiting" to replace the current party should the Governor General or electorate so decide. Critics are appointed by the Leader of the Opposition, and can be removed by the Leader of the Opposition.


What is a phrase for 'ministers in opposition' that would fit in the following crossword --A-O- new word -A-I-ET?

First word is SHADOW, second is CABINET. The "shadow cabinet" consists of the leaders of the opposition party (the party not currently in power in a two-party system).


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