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.
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2016
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
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
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
21 votes for, 9 votes against, 11 absences, between 2017–2018
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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Last updated: 23 May 2018
I declare an interest as chair of the all-party parliamentary group on industrial heritage. I thank the Minister for meeting me to discuss our recent report. Does he agree that our museums need to give greater attention to the Royal Ordnance munitions factories in world war two, where so many women, including my grandmother, worked and made such a contribution to the war effort?
Public legal education is important for confidence in our criminal justice system, but failures in disclosure clearly undermine that confidence. Of the 3,637 cases that have been reviewed, disclosure concerns have been found in 47. How confident is the Solicitor General that there are not disclosure concerns in tens of further cases?
The Solicitor General talks about being ahead of the curve but, of course, there were warnings about disclosure two years ago. In July 2017, the “Making it Fair” report by the CPS inspectorate and Her Majesty’s inspectorate of constabulary found that police scheduling was “routinely poor” and that there were failures to manage ongoing disclosure. Although I...
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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
- Attorney General
- Cabinet Office
- 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: 18 Jun 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Royalties from I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 6 Salem Road, London W2 4BU, for books written before entering Parliament:
On 14 March 2018
, I received £161.05. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 March 2018)
On 14 March 2018, I received £323.04. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 March 2018)
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)
On 21 March 2018, I received £107.89 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 23 March 2018)
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
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