Kate Ofunne Osamor has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Edmonton since May 2015. In June 2016, She was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.
Osamor is a Labour Party member, community and trade union activist, and a trustee on a women's charity based in Edmonton Green. In 2014, she was elected a member of the Official Opposition frontbench as Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities.
In the 2015 General Election, Osamor was selected as the candidate for Edmonton following the retirement of its Labour MP Andy Love.
Osamor was one of 36 Labour MPs to nominate Jeremy Corbyn as a candidate in the Labour leadership election of 2015.
On 27 June 2016, after the resignations of dozens of Labour's ministerial team because of disquiet over Corbyn's leadership, Osamor was moved to the position of Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.