Shadow pensions brief for Gregg
It follows Mr McClymont’s previous appointments as parliamentary private secretary to shadow Secretary of State for Scotland Ann McKechin, and a move to the Labour front bench as an assistant whip, since being elected in May 2010.
Mr McClymont told the News and Chronicle: “When Ed phoned me on Friday I had no inkling of what was coming. The pensions brief is a big job but one I will relish.
“Pensions is one of the greatest issues facing this country. It is the issue which dominates my mailbag.”
He added: “I have received more letters emails and phone calls from constituents about pensions than any other issue. I look forward to standing up for them.’’