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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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Employment 28 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 32 of the Autumn Statement 2022, CP 751, published on 17 November 2022, whether the requirement for 600,000 additional in-work Universal Credit claimants to meet with work coaches will include a rise in the Administrative Earnings Threshold.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Employment 28 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 32 of the Autumn Statement 2022, CP 751, published on 17 November 2022, what her timeline is of the rollout from September 2023 onwards of the requirement that 600,000 additional in-work Universal Credit claimants are required to meet with work coaches.
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Employment 28 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to page 32 of the Autumn Statement 2022, CP 751, published on 17 November 2022, what assessment he has made of the (a) demographic and (b) socio-economic characteristics of the 600,000 additional in-work Universal Credit claimants who will be required to meet with a work coach from September 2023.

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.

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: 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: Online pass for 'The Color Purple - at Home', value £20

Date received: 13 March 2021

Date accepted: 13 March 2021

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 21 December 2021)
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 Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber', total value £140

Date received: 12 June 2021

Date accepted: 12 June 2021

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 21 December 2021)
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 'A Chorus Line', total value £180

Date received: 20 December 2021

Date accepted: 20 December 2021

Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)

(Registered 21 December 2021)
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)
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)
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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