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.
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2013–2016
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
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2013–2016
We have lots more plain English analysis of Jon Ashworth’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Jon Ashworth’s full vote analysis page for more.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2017
Our advice was to put an extra £7 billion into the NHS this year, but will the Secretary of State tell me whether he thinks it fair that the people of Northern Ireland will receive an extra £1 billion—which I do not begrudge—while there is not a penny piece of extra investment for the English NHS? Is that fair?
On behalf of Her Majesty’s Opposition, may I associate myself with the tributes paid by Members on both sides of the House to the extraordinary efforts of our public servants who have been tested in recent weeks and months and who never faltered? They make us proud, and we pay tribute to them today. It is my happy task to congratulate the six hon. Members who have made their maiden...
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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
- Cabinet Office
- Innovation and Skills
- HM Treasury
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 May 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
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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