Jon Ashworth

Jon Ashworth


Leicester South



Address as

Mr Ashworth

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3000


60 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FB
Tel: 0116-251 1927
Fax: 0116-262 6329


Electoral history

Member for Leicester South since 6 May 2011 by-election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Whip 2011-

Party groups

Labour Party: Political research officer 2001, Economics and welfare policy officer 2002-04; Member, Co-operative Party

Political interests

Economy, social security, employment, foreign affairs, international development

Countries of interest

Australia, Bangladesh, India, Italy, Middle East, Pakistan, Somalia, USA

By-Election 2011 - Leicester South

Name Party Votes %
Ashworth, Jon Lab 19771 56.97%
Haq, Zuffar Lib Dem 7693 22.17%
Hunt, Jane Con 5169 14.89%
Pandya, Abhijit UKIP 994 2.86%
Hope, Alan “Howling Laud” Loony 553 1.59%
Result Lab Hold (8.08% from Lib Dem to Lab)