Nick Thomas-Symonds

The Rt Hon 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:
    • 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 hrs 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)
    • 5 October 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 publication of a book. Hours: 7 hrs. (Registered 5 October 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: BBC
    Address of donor: Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Associated with an appearance on Any Questions, car travel to and from my constituency to London, estimated value £550
    Date received: 16 September 2022
    Date accepted: 16 September 2022
    Donor status: company, registration RC000057
    (Registered 13 October 2022)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 3 June 2015)
  • From 16 January 2019 until 28 July 2022, Patron, Breast Care Unit, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (unpaid role). (Registered 17 January 2019; updated 28 July 2022)
  • From 11 March 2022, District President of Torfaen Scouts (unpaid role). (Registered 14 March 2022)
  • From 1 September 2022, a Trustee of Atlantic Partnership, a charity which aims to provide non-partisan public education in national and international political and economic issues. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 22 September 2022)