Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Labour MP for Leicester South

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Jon Ashworth’s voting in Parliament

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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

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Topics of interest

Jon Ashworth campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Treasury
  • Publications
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Jan 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
20 May 2022, 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 08 June 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Global Radio Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality for the Capital Summertime Ball, value £870

Date received: 12 June 2022

Date accepted: 12 June 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00923454

(Registered 19 July 2022)
Name of donor: Global Radio Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Classic FM Live £57.50, plus catering £70, total value £127.50

Date received: 10 October 2022

Date accepted: 10 October 2022

Donor status: company, registration 00923454

(Registered 09 November 2022)
Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets for Beautiful: the Carole King Musical, value £168

Date received: 3 March 2022

Date accepted: 3 March 2022

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 16 December 2022)
Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets for Billy Elliott, value £106

Date received: 2 August 2022

Date accepted: 2 August 2022

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 16 December 2022)
Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets for the Wizard of Oz, value £172

Date received: 24 November 2022

Date accepted: 24 November 2022

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 16 December 2022)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel, flights, transfers and meals with a value of £870; translation valued at £435; total value £1,305

Destination of visit: Berlin and Erfurt, Germany

Dates of visit: 6-8 July 2022

Purpose of visit: To meet with German politicians, experts, academics, business and civil society to get a sense of the work being done in Germany on regional and structural transformation, and to relate that back to what’s going in the UK.

(Registered 13 July 2022)
Name of donor: Trades Union Congress
Address of donor: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel, flights, transfers and meals with a value of £2,285

Destination of visit: Madrid, Spain

Dates of visit: 26-28 October 2022

Purpose of visit: To meet with Spanish trade unions and their members, as well as high-level representatives of the Spanish Government and Congress to see first-hand the work being done on labour reform workers' rights.

(Registered 21 November 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
From 29 January 2021 until January 2023, a Policy Fellowship at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge. (Registered 23 April 2021)

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