Nick Thomas-Symonds

Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security)

Labour MP for Torfaen


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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Persons detained under port and border control powers 22 Jan 2019

    I again welcome the approach that the Security Minister has taken in reaching consensus on these matters. First, and this is a very important principle, in this Bill we have maintained and preserved the right to receive legal advice in private. It is a very important principle and, as the Security Minister knows, I pressed him on it at a very early stage of and throughout the proceedings on...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Obtaining or viewing material over the internet 22 Jan 2019

    I am grateful to the Security Minister for his opening remarks, and for his tone and the consensual approach he has taken. We most definitely do not agree on everything, and we have robust exchanges across the Dispatch Box, but we try to work together constructively on these serious matters whenever we can. I am grateful to him for accepting Lords amendment 1 to clause 3, which has caused...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Economic Crime 21 Jan 2019

    A year ago, the Government introduced unexplained wealth orders to tackle the laundromat of dirty money in this country. It is reported that the National Crime Agency has identified 140 cases in which such an order would be appropriate, but only one order has been imposed in the past year. Why are the Government afraid of using the tools available to them?

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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
  • Children: Poverty
  • Cybercrime

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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)
Royalties from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, Barnard’s Inn, 86 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1EN, for books and articles written before entering Parliament:
On 21 March 2018, I received £107.89. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 March 2018)
On 27 September 2018, I received £39.84. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 September 2018)
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)
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)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 03 June 2015)

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