How to Address The Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the Opposition, as a member of parliament, and is therefore formally styled: ‘Dr Peter Phillips, MP.’

Writing:

Dr Peter Phillips, MP
Leader of the Opposition
1 West King’s House Close
Kingston 6

Opening Salutation: 

Dear Sir,

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Yours faithfully
[Signature]

Dear Dr Peter Phillips, MP.

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Yours sincerely
[Signature]

Formal speech/subsequent to the initial mention:

The Leader of the Opposition, Dr Peter Phillips, MP.

Informally:

‘Dr. Peter Phillips’