Jon Ashworth’s voting in Parliament
Jon Ashworth is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.
This is a selection of Jon Ashworth’s votes.
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 11 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2015
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
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Jon Ashworth has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many deaths from cardiovascular disease there were in (a) England and (b) each parliamentary constituency in the last 10 years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the rate of admissions to hospital with a (a) primary and (b) secondary diagnosis of coronary heart disease has been per 100,000 population in each of the last 10 years as recorded by the Hospitals Episodes Statistics database for (i) England and (ii) each local commissioning organisation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people who have been admitted to hospital with a (a) primary and (b) secondary diagnosis of coronary heart disease has been per 100,000 population in each of the last 10 years as recorded by the Hospitals Episodes Statistics database for (i) England and (ii) each local commissioning organisation.
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Labour/Co-operative MP for Leicester South
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2011 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Topics of interest
Jon Ashworth campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health
- Cabinet Office
- Innovation and Skills
- HM Treasury
- Press: Subscriptions
- Freedom of Information
- Anti-corruption Summit
- Government Procurement Card
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (since 7 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) (14 Sep 2015 to 7 Oct 2016)
- Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unite the Union
Address of donor: 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,634.23 received by my CLP
to cover the cost of 2016 Christmas cards and postage
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 20 March 2017
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh
Address of donor: 349 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9RA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotels and internal transport with an estimated value of £2,500
Destination of visit: Dhaka and Sylhet, Bangladesh
Date of visit: 11 to 17 February 2017
Purpose of visit: Meetings with representatives of Bangladesh government and opposition
leaders, meetings at Bangladesh Parliament, meetings with charitable organisations and British/Bangladeshi business organisations.
(Registered 24 February 2017)
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