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.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 32 votes against, 11 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 12 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2019
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
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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2013–2016
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Last updated: 25 Jun 2019
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Government's announcement that NHS health information will be made available through Amazon’s Alexa, who will have ownership of data generated through that collaboration; what estimate he has made of the financial value of that collaboration to (a) the NHS and (b) Amazon; and for what reasons that collaboration...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the announcement that NHS health information will be available through Amazon’s Alexa, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of Alexa for identifying health information; what safeguards for patient safety are in place to monitor the effectiveness of Alexa; whether the information provided by...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of available HRT medications in England; and if he will make a statement.
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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 and Social Care
- Department of Health
- Cabinet Office
- HM Treasury
- Press: Subscriptions
- NHS: Finance
- Freedom of Information
- Anti-corruption Summit
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Health (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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 15 Jul 2019.
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: £1,533.45 to cover the cost of Christmas cards (£636.35), labels and postage (£897.10)
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 01 February 2019)
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