Nick Thomas-Symonds

Shadow Home Secretary

Labour MP for Torfaen

@NickTorfaen https://facebook.com/100009320769349

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Nick Thomas-Symonds’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Nationality and Borders Bill: [1st Allocated Day] 19 Jul 2021

    I beg to move, That this House declines to give a Second Reading to the Nationality and Borders Bill, notwithstanding the need to address the increasing number of dangerous boat crossings in the English Channel, because the Bill breaches the 1951 Refugee Convention, does not address the Government’s failure since 2010 to competently process asylum applications which has resulted in a...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill: [1st Allocated Day] 19 Jul 2021

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. In reality, this is a Bill based on an immigration plan that is harmful. Just listen to the story of Waheed Arian, now an NHS doctor who escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan as a child. These are his words: “When I arrived alone in London, a bewildered 15-year-old with nothing to my name but $100 and my hopes and dreams, I had no idea I’d end up two...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill: [1st Allocated Day] 19 Jul 2021

    With the greatest respect, if the hon. Gentleman had listened to me, he would realise they were not my words I was quoting—it was Waheed Arian himself I was quoting. The Government say that the asylum system is broken. I totally agree. And it is the Conservative Government who have broken it over the past 11 years. Under this Conservative Government, the asylum processing system has...

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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

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Attorney General
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Passengers: Coronavirus
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • Coronavirus: Quarantine
  • National Cyber Security Centre
  • Universal Credit: Torfaen

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Home Secretary (since 5 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security) (3 Jul 2017 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • Shadow Solicitor General (9 Oct 2016 to 5 Apr 2020)
  • 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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Jul 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received via The Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd, 17 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA:
9 November 2020, received royalties of £502.08 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 November 2020)
12 May 2021, received royalties of £1,179.51 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 12 May 2021)
8 June 2021, received royalties of £160.91 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 08 June 2021)
Royalties from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, Shackleton House, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX, for books and articles written before entering Parliament:
25 March 2021, received £167.46. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 25 March 2021)
6 May 2021, received £13,125 exclusive of VAT from DPA Law, 10-12 Queen Victoria Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire SA15 2TN, for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Hours: none since entering Parliament. (Registered 06 May 2021)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Mentorn Media Ltd
Address of donor: 5th Floor, 5 Morrison's Court, 20 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3LH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for the purposes of appearing on BBC Question Time in Harrow, taxi journey from my constituency to Harrow and back, value £480

Date received: 20 May 2021

Date accepted: 20 May 2021

Donor status: company, registration 02329345

(Registered 02 June 2021)
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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