Nick Thomas-Symonds

The Rt Hon Nick Thomas-Symonds is the Labour MP for Torfaen, and has been an MP continually since 7 May 2015. He currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office).

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:
    • 13 February 2023, received £126.50 exclusive of VAT from Hodder & Stoughton, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ, for a contribution to a book. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 15 February 2023)
    • 15 May 2023, received royalties of £560.95 exclusive of VAT from Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DB, for books written before entering Parliament. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 15 May 2023)

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

  • Name of donor: Labour Together Limited
    Address of donor: Langley House Park Road, East Finchley, London N2 8EY
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of a member of staff for three days a week to support my role as Shadow Minister Without Portfolio (Cabinet Office), total value £14,874.32
    Date received: 20 November 2023 - 31 March 2024
    Date accepted: 20 November 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 09630980
    (Registered 23 November 2023)

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 East Sussex, estimated value £650
    Date received: 17 March 2023
    Date accepted: 17 March 2023
    Donor status: company, registration RC000057
    (Registered 20 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Channel 4
    Address of donor: 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality at the BAFTAs, value £650
    Date received: 14 May 2023
    Date accepted: 14 May 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 01533774
    (Registered 15 May 2023)
  • 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 Charlfield, Gloucestershire, estimated value £180
    Date received: 28 July 2023
    Date accepted: 28 July 2023
    Donor status: company, registration RC000057
    (Registered 31 July 2023)
  • 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 Question Time, car travel to and from my constituency to Chipping Campden, estimated value £250
    Date received: 2 November 2023
    Date accepted: 2 November 2023
    Donor status: company, registration RC000057
    (Registered 3 November 2023)
  • 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 Haverhub, Haverfordwest, estimated value £400
    Date received: 26 January 2024
    Date accepted: 26 January 2024
    Donor status: company, registration RC000057
    (Registered 29 January 2024)

8. Miscellaneous

  • Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 3 June 2015)
  • 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)