Nick Thomas-Symonds

Nick Thomas-Symonds is the Labour MP for Torfaen, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade.

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

  • Payments received via The Wylie Agency (UK) Ltd, 17 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA:
    • 8 June 2021, received royalties of £160.91 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 8 June 2021)
    • 28 April 2022, received £3,186.50 exclusive of VAT from Weidenfeld & Nicolson United Kingdom, Orion Publishing Group, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC47 0DZ, for the delivery and acceptance of the typescript for a book. Hours: since entering Parliament, estimated at approx. 700 hours in total between May 2015 and April 2022. (Registered 12 May 2022)
    • 18 May 2022, received royalties of £593.32 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 19 May 2022)
  • Royalties from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, Shackleton House, 4 Battle Bridge Lane, London SE1 2HX, for books and articles written before entering Parliament:
    • 23 March 2022, received 117.83. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 30 March 2022)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

  • Name of donor: Mentorn Media Ltd
    Address of donor: 5th Floor, 5 Morrison's Court, 20 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3LH
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: for the purposes of appearing on BBC Question Time in Harrow, taxi journey from my constituency to Harrow and back, value £480
    Date received: 20 May 2021
    Date accepted: 20 May 2021
    Donor status: company, registration 02329345
    (Registered 2 June 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 3 June 2015)
  • From 16 January 2019, Patron, Breast Care Unit, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (unpaid role). (Registered 17 January 2019)
  • From 11 March 2022, District President of Torfaen Scouts (unpaid role). (Registered 14 March 2022)