Jonathan Ashworth

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

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

1. Employment and earnings

  • 20 May 2022, received appearance fee of £250 from ITV Plc,5th Floor, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford M17 1FZ, for use of a video clip. Hours: under 30 mins. (Registered 8 June 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
    Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Online pass for 'The Color Purple - at Home', value £20
    Date received: 13 March 2021
    Date accepted: 13 March 2021
    Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)
    (Registered 21 December 2021)
  • Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
    Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets for 'The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber', total value £140
    Date received: 12 June 2021
    Date accepted: 12 June 2021
    Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)
    (Registered 21 December 2021)
  • Name of donor: Curve Theatre (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited)
    Address of donor: Alexandra House, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Four tickets for 'A Chorus Line', total value £180
    Date received: 20 December 2021
    Date accepted: 20 December 2021
    Donor status: other (charity, registration 230708)
    (Registered 21 December 2021)
  • Name of donor: Global Radio Ltd
    Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets with hospitality for the Capital Summertime Ball, value £870
    Date received: 12 June 2022
    Date accepted: 12 June 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 00923454
    (Registered 19 July 2022)
  • Name of donor: Global Radio Ltd
    Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Classic FM Live £57.50, plus catering £70, total value £127.50
    Date received: 10 October 2022
    Date accepted: 10 October 2022
    Donor status: company, registration 00923454
    (Registered 9 November 2022)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
    Address of donor: 44 Charlotte Street, London W1T 2NR
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel, flights, transfers and meals with a value of £870; translation valued at £435; total value £1,305
    Destination of visit: Berlin and Erfurt, Germany
    Dates of visit: 6-8 July 2022
    Purpose of visit: To meet with German politicians, experts, academics, business and civil society to get a sense of the work being done in Germany on regional and structural transformation, and to relate that back to what’s going in the UK.
    (Registered 13 July 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 29 January 2021 until January 2023, a Policy Fellowship at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge. (Registered 23 April 2021)