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
Generally voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2016
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 reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2013–2017
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
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 32 votes against, 11 absences, between 2013–2016
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Jon Ashworth has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
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
- Cabinet Office
- Department of Health
- 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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- Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Jon Ashworth’s speeches
- Has received answers to 253 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.
- 89 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Jon Ashworth’s activity
- 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)
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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