Jonathan Ashworth

The Rt Hon Jonathan Ashworth is the Labour (Co-op) MP for Leicester South, and has been an MP continually since 5 May 2011. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow Paymaster General.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Jonathan Ashworth, including posts and roles held.


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Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Department for Work and Pensions
29 November 2021 - 4 September 2023
Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Department of Health and Social Care
9 January 2018 - 29 November 2021
Shadow Secretary of State for Health
Department of Health
7 October 2016 - 9 January 2018
Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office)
Cabinet Office
14 September 2015 - 7 October 2016
Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)
Cabinet Office
7 October 2013 - 14 September 2015
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
7 October 2011 - 7 October 2013