Jon Ashworth

Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Labour MP for Leicester South

@JonAshworth https://facebook.com/JonAshworthMP

Number of MPs in the House of Commons

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the number of MPs in the House of Commons and reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies.

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Jon Ashworth generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about fewer MPs in the House of Commons:

  • On 2 Jun 2020: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on Parliamentary Constituencies Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Nov 2016: Jon Ashworth voted to keep the number of MPs at 650, and permit 5% more flexibility in the variation of the number of electors per constituency. Show vote
  • On 19 Oct 2016: Jon Ashworth was absent for a vote on House of Lords Reform and Size of the House of Commons Show vote
  • On 29 Jan 2013: Jon Ashworth voted to postpone reviewing the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies until 2018 and also to delay a review into the effect of reducing the number of MPs Show vote

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