Nick Thomas-Symonds

MP, Torfaen

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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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I refer at the outset to my relevant entry in the register as a non-practising barrister at Civitas Law. I thank Members from all parts of the House for the quality of this debate on Second Reading. There is much in the Prisons and Courts Bill that the Opposition can support, not least the very welcome prohibition in the family courts of cross-examination of victims by alleged...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    I will come to the hon. Member for Shipley later. The right hon. and learned Gentleman continued: “Inevitably, therefore, he had to return to seek more savings from the legal aid system. He revived the disastrous proposals for criminal legal aid, which dragged him into prolonged and unsuccessful controversy during much of his term of office”. I entirely agree that the criminal...
  • Prisons and Courts Bill 20 Mar 2017

    Because these are the very people who do not have the money to bring their cases. The hon. Gentleman is so far from reality. With the greatest of respect, although he did make some useful contributions in his speech, he is in a hole when it comes to this issue, so I suggest that he stops digging. His contribution really gets no better with the number of remarks he makes. The final parts of...

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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
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • Industrial Health and Safety
  • UK Advisory Forum on Ageing
  • Children: Poverty
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Currently held offices

  • 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
On 29 February 2016, I received £2,537.50, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitors: Colin Jones Clarke & Hartland, 21 Thompson Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan CF63 4JL. (Registered 09 March 2016)
On 7 March 2016, I received £850, exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitors: L G Williams & Prichard, 22 St Andrews Crescent, Cardiff CF10 3DD. (Registered 09 March 2016)
On 31 March 2016, I received £1,298.28 in royalties for books written before entering Parliament. The payer was I. B. Taurus & Co Ltd, 6 Salem Road, London W2 4BU. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 18 April 2016)
On 1 April 2016, I received £1,250 exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitors: Davies Parsons Allchurch, 8-12 Queen Victoria Rd, Llanelli SA15 2TL. (Registered 20 April 2016)
On 20 June 2016 I received £141.60 exclusive of VAT from the Legal Aid Agency, 102 Petty France, London SW1H 9AJ for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. (Registered 06 July 2016)
On 27 June 2016 I received £1,650 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitors: The Robert Davies Partnership LLP, Wentwood House, Langstone Business Park, Langstone, Newport, NP18 2HJ. (Registered 06 July 2016)
On 1 July 2016 I received £6,440.38 excluding VAT for legal services provided prior to entering Parliament. Solicitors: Geldards, Dumfries House, Dumfries Place, Cardiff CF10 3ZF. (Registered 06 July 2016)
On 26 July 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey completed on 14 June 2016. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 09 August 2016)
Fees for completing opinion surveys for ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA. All fees paid directly to charity. (Registered 22 August 2016)
14 January 2016, payment of £75 for the November-December 2015 survey. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 22 August 2016)
8 April 2016, payment of £100 for the January 2016 survey. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 22 August 2016)
9 May 2016, payment of £75 for the February 2016 survey. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 22 August 2016)
29 July 2016, payment of £75 for the April 2016 survey. Hours: 35 mins. (Registered 22 August 2016)
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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Thales UK Ltd
Address of donor: 2 Dashwood Lang Road, The Bourne Business Park, Addlestone, Nr Weybridge, KT15 2NX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: one ticket and hospitality at the Wales v Italy Six Nations match; value £350

Date received: 19 March 2016

Date accepted: 19 March 2016

Donor status: company, registration 868273

(Registered 21 March 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015)

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