Kate Osamor

Ofunne Kate Osamor[2] (/ˈsæmɔːr/;[3] born 15 August 1968)[4] is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Edmonton since 2015.[5]


Kate Osamor

Official portrait, 2020
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
In office
27 June 2016  1 December 2018
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byDiane Abbott
Succeeded byDan Carden
Member of Parliament
for Edmonton
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded byAndy Love
Majority16,015 (39.7%)
Personal details
Born
Ofunne Kate Osamor

(1968-08-15) 15 August 1968 (age 53)[1]
North London, England
Political partyLabour Co-operative
Domestic partnerKim Udi (separated)
ChildrenIshmael Osamor
ParentsMartha Osamor, Baroness Osamor (mother)
ResidenceNorth London
Alma materUniversity of East London
Websitewww.kateosamor.co.uk

She is the daughter of Labour Peer Baroness Osamor. In June 2016, she was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for International Development by Jeremy Corbyn. In December 2018, Osamor resigned from the Shadow Cabinet following events surrounding her son's drugs conviction.[6]