Nick Thomas-Symonds

Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security)

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Torfaen Labour

Nick Thomas-Symonds’s voting in Parliament

Nick Thomas-Symonds is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Nick Thomas-Symonds sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nick Thomas-Symonds generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Nick Thomas-Symonds has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Online Radicalisation 16 Oct 2017

    As part of the Government’s strategy for online safety, they are seeking to ensure that all those suppliers bidding for information-sensitive contracts are certificated under their Cyber Essentials scheme. Yet the Government have admitted to me in a written answer that they do not even bother to count the number of suppliers signed up to that scheme. In those circumstances, how can the...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime 16 Oct 2017

    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when the cyber security standards set out in paragraph 5.3.11 of the National Cyber Security Strategy were implemented.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Batten Disease: Brineura 16 Oct 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he has taken to make Brineura (cerliponase alfa) accessible for sufferers of Batten's disease.

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Labour MP for Torfaen

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nick Thomas-Symonds campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Attorney General
  • Cabinet Office
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • National Cyber Security Centre
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Children: Poverty
  • UK Advisory Forum on Ageing

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security) (since 3 Jul 2017)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (since 9 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Justice Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Oct 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
On 23 January 2017 I received £1,050 excluding VAT for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitor: Hugh James, Hodge House, 114-116 St. Mary's St, Cardiff CF10 1DY. (Registered 13 February 2017)
On 24 March 2017, I received £121.04 in royalties for books and articles written before entering Parliament. Payer: The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, Barnard’s Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 30 March 2017)
On 12 April 2017, I received £598.47 in royalties for books written before entering Parliament. Payer: I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 6 Salem Road, London W2 4BU. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 April 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 Theobald's Road; Holborn; London WC1X 8TN

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 allocated via UK Labour

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 07 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015)

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