Jonathan Ashworth

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Jonathan Ashworth: Boris Johnson cannot put his feet up this August

Jonathan Ashworth: Boris Johnson cannot put his feet up this August

The shadow health secretary has called for improved coronavirus testing and tracing this August in time for schools to reopen in September.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Matt Hancock denies Dominic Cummings row will undermine message

Matt Hancock denies Dominic Cummings row will undermine message

The Health Secretary denied that Dominic Cummings remaining in post will undermine the plea to follow to the new test and trace policy.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Stop sanctifying people for just doing a job

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Stop sanctifying people for just doing a job

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has challenged the government’s decision to scrap the Immigration Health Surcharge for NHS workers.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Labour calls for ‘clarity’ in lockdown exit plan

Labour calls for ‘clarity’ in lockdown exit plan

The shadow health secretary has called for "details on what comes next" as the government prepares to extend lockdown measures from today.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Jonathan Ashworth: Coronavirus vaccine should be priority

Jonathan Ashworth: Coronavirus vaccine should be priority

The Shadow health secretary warned of speculation over the implementation of "cycles of lockdown" until a vaccine is produced.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Jonathan Ashworth: ‘We’re still not testing enough’

Jonathan Ashworth: ‘We’re still not testing enough’

The shadow health secretary has urged the government to increase community testing for coronavirus.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Leaking Jon Ashworth recording was 'ghastly smear' against Labour

Leaking Jon Ashworth recording was 'ghastly smear' against Labour

Labour election candidate Dr Adrian Heald has slammed the leaking of a recording of a shadow cabinet member criticising Jeremy Corbyn.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jonathan Ashworth dismisses attack on Jeremy Corbyn as ‘banter’

Jonathan Ashworth dismisses attack on Jeremy Corbyn as ‘banter’

The shadow health secretary claimed that Labour faces an "abysmal" situation in parts of the country where voters "can't stand Corbyn".

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Labour warns patient safety could be at risk after Brexit

Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth is to say it's unacceptable to put the safety of patients at risk because of Brexit

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero-tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Shadow Cabinet minister calls for 'zero tolerance' approach to anti-Semitism

Jonathan Ashworth, the shadow health secretary, made the comments in an interview with Good Morning Britain

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

'It puts us on the map again' - Jon Ashworth MP talks about Leicester City FC's historic Premier League win

'It puts us on the map again' - Jon Ashworth MP praises Leicester City's historic Premier League win

Premier League win 'puts us on the map again', says MP for Leicester South

Jon Ashworth couldn't contain his joy at Leicester historic title success and what it will do for the city