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.
This is a selection of Nick Thomas-Symonds’s votes.
Generally voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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Nick Thomas-Symonds has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 4 Dec 2017
Last Friday’s progress report on the negotiations was described by the Brexit Secretary as a mere “statement of intent”. Is that the position of the Government?
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sister-in-law lives in my constituency, and local people have presented me with a petition for her release. May I press the Foreign Secretary directly? Did he request to see her personally, so that he could judge of her mental and physical wellbeing?
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department has taken to combat hate crime motivated by a victim’s sexuality or disability.
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Labour MP for Torfaen
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Nick Thomas-Symonds campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department of Health
- Cabinet Office
- Attorney General
- Home Office
- 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: 11 Dec 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)
On 2 October 2017
, 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 15 September 2017
. Hours: 5 hrs (including 1.5 hrs preparation and 2.5 hrs travel). Payment donated to charity. (Registered 10 October 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
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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