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Jon Ashworth’s voting in Parliament
Jon Ashworth is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a random selection of Jon Ashworth’s votes.
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 against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2011.
Voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 7 absences, between 2011–2016.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 32 votes against, 11 absences, between 2013–2016.
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2016.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2013–2019.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Jon Ashworth has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people who have been affected by the underpayment of benefits after transitioning from incapacity benefit to employment and support allowance in Leicester South constituency.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she plans to publish statistics on the number of people who have moved into secure employment as a result of their participation in the Restart scheme.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential for the kickstart scheme to fill vacancies in the haulage sector.
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Labour MP for Leicester South
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2011 — Byelection
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015; Labour/Co-operative until 6 Nov 2019
Topics of interest
Jon Ashworth campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department of Health
- Cabinet Office
- HM Treasury
- Press: Subscriptions
- NHS: Finance
- Coronavirus: Screening
- Mental Health Services
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 29 Nov 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (9 Jan 2018 to 29 Nov 2021)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (7 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
- 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)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Dec 2021.
1. Employment and earnings
6 November 2020, received appearance fee of £250 from ITV
Plc,5th Floor, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford, M17 1FZ, for use of a video clip. Hours: under 30 mins. (Registered 07 January 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Leicester City Football Club Ltd
Address of donor: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FL
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the FA Cup Final
, with hospitality, total value £898
Date received: 15 May 2021
Date accepted: 15 May 2021
Donor status: company, registration 04593477
(Registered 19 May 2021)
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: Brunel Building, 57 North Wharf Road, London W2 1HQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the semi-final of the UEFA European Football Championship
, total value £1,040
Date received: 7 July 2021
Date accepted: 7 July 2021
Donor status: company, registration 02719699
(Registered 15 July 2021)
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