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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 selection of Jon Ashworth’s votes.
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, 13 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018.
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013.
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 removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016.
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2020.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 29 June 2021 to Question 20414 on NHS: Software, what data his Department holds on the number of new downloads of the NHS Covid-19 App in each month from January 2021.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the current rate for false (a) positives and (b) negatives from (i) PCR and (ii) lateral flow covid-19 tests.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the Minister for Health has conducted any departmental business on his private email addresses; and what mechanisms are in place to ensure that full records are kept of that business.
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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
- Mental Health Services
- Freedom of Information
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (since 9 Jan 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- 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: 12 Jul 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)
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