Jonathan Ashworth

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Jonathan Ashworth

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Shadow Secretary of State for
Health and Social Care
[1]
Assumed office
7 October 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
ShadowingJeremy Hunt
Matt Hancock
Preceded byDiane Abbott
Shadow Minister without Portfolio
In office
14 September 2015 – 7 October 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byJon Trickett
Succeeded byAndrew Gwynne
Deputy Chair of the Labour Party
Assumed office
11 July 2013
LeaderEd Miliband
Harriet Harman (Acting)
Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded byTom Watson
Member of Parliament
for Leicester South
Assumed office
5 May 2011
Preceded byPeter Soulsby
Majority22,675 (45.2%)
Personal details
Born (1978-10-14) 14 October 1978 (age 43)
Salford, England
Political partyLabour and Co-operative
Spouse(s)
Emilie Oldknow (m. 2010)
Children2
Alma materDurham University
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Jonathan Michael Graham Ashworth (born 14 October 1978) is a British Labour and Co-operative Party politician. He has been a Member of Parliament for Leicester South since 2011, and is the current Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

He worked as an adviser to Gordon Brown and head of party relations for Ed Miliband.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Health (2016–2018)
  2. Troughton, Adrian (21 March 2011). "Labour candidate Ashworth promises to be a 'champion' for city if he wins by-election". Leicester Mercury. Archived from the original on 23 April 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.