Nick Thomas-Symonds

Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security)

Labour MP for Torfaen


Nick Thomas-Symonds’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 25 Jun 2019

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Economic Crime 15 Jul 2019

    As capital moves ever more easily, it is imperative that we look again at the very limited circumstances in which large financial actors can at present be held accountable before the law. The Minister mentioned corporations a moment ago, but the Government’s economic crime plan totally fails to take on the issue of corporate criminal liability, which we must consider. Here is a very simple...
  • Universal Credit Fraud 10 Jul 2019

    The advance payment fraud was reported in the media as long ago as last November, so whatever has been happening over the past eight months, as the Minister has set out, has simply not been good enough. What would it take for him to conclude that, rather than having this advance payment system, we should take away the five-week wait altogether?
  • UK Steel Industry 9 Jul 2019

    I congratulate my hon. Friend warmly on securing this debate on such an important issue. Does he agree that one of the obvious steps to take to get up that league table would be for the Government to commit to have the Royal Navy fleet solid support ships built purely out of UK steel?

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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
  • Home Office
  • Attorney General
  • Cabinet Office
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • National Cyber Security Centre
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • Cybercrime
  • Children: Poverty

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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Jul 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via The Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd, 17 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA:
27 July 2018, received royalties of £1,203.99 exclusive of VAT from I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 6 Salem Road, London W2 4BU, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 31 July 2018)
12 November 2018, received £4,247.07 exclusive of VAT from Weidenfeld & Nicolson United Kingdom, Orion Publishing Group, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC47 0DZ, as an advance for a book. Hours: 6 hrs writing the publishing proposal. (Registered 13 November 2018)
10 May 2019, received royalties of £532.38 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 13 May 2019)
On 3 October 2018, I received £150 plus travel expenses from GUST, Slatecombe House, Beech Lane, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6SH, for delivering a talk at the Gloucester History Festival on 14 September 2018. Hours: 5 hrs (including 1.5 hrs preparation and 2.5 hrs travel). Payment donated to charity. (Registered 04 October 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Mentorn Media
Address of donor: Tinopolis Centre, Park Street, Llanelli, SA15 3YE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: for the purposes of appearing on BBC Question Time, travel to and from Belfast, approximately £170; accommodation, food and incidentals, approximately £280; total value £450 (all my own estimates)

Date received: 21 -22 March 2019

Date accepted: 21 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration number 02329345

(Registered 08 April 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015)
From 16 January 2019, Patron, Breast Care Unit, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (unpaid role). (Registered 17 January 2019)

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