Jon Ashworth

MP, Leicester South

Leicester South Labour/Co-operative

Jon Ashworth’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions 21 Mar 2017

    The Government have not met the four-hour target for A&E since July 2015. In the NHS mandate, finally published yesterday, the Secretary of State is effectively telling hospitals that they do not need to meet it in 2017 and that it only needs to be met in aggregate across hospitals “within the course of 2018”. Is that not the clearest admission that the targets will not be met...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Topical Questions 21 Mar 2017

    The Secretary of State says he is doing his job, so why does he not take that up with NHS Providers, which is warning that because of the underfunding, it will be “mission impossible” in the next 12 months to deliver standards of care. Returning to the NHS mandate, did you notice, Mr Speaker, that in that mandate there is no mention whatsoever of Brexit, even though the NHS relies...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Sugar 21 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of limiting the sugar content of milk-based drinks.

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Profile

Labour/Co-operative MP for Leicester South

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2011 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

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

  • Cabinet Office
  • Department of Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • Publications
  • Press: Subscriptions
  • Freedom of Information
  • Anti-corruption Summit
  • Government Procurement Card

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Health (since 7 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jon Ashworth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 255 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.20% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 118 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

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: £1,634.23 received by my CLP to cover the cost of 2016 Christmas cards and postage

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 20 March 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Bangladesh
Address of donor: 349 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9RA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotels and internal transport with an estimated value of £2,500

Destination of visit: Dhaka and Sylhet, Bangladesh

Date of visit: 11 to 17 February 2017

Purpose of visit: Meetings with representatives of Bangladesh government and opposition leaders, meetings at Bangladesh Parliament, meetings with charitable organisations and British/Bangladeshi business organisations.

(Registered 24 February 2017)

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