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Labour MP for Leicester South | shadow Health & Social Care Secretary | Marathon Runner 🏃🏻‍♂️

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Joined Twitter 5/12/10


He completely undermined your public health messaging and rules. If everyone had behaved like that this lockdown wo… https://t.co/zrhFB9gRKcSlow on lockdown, slow on PPE, slow on testing, slow to his own press conference...The guidance on #coronavirus symptoms has been updated. #StayAlert and self-isolate if you develop any of the foll… https://t.co/ijpZeMIiZY
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthWhy this is allowed in the Downing Street grounds funded by the taxpayer and not in complete contempt of the Specia… https://t.co/5POsT4QZM7(1/2) We are deeply concerned that recent actions from Government appear to undermine essential public health messa… https://t.co/6TNX15dOIE
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthShadow health secretary says inbox full of angry emails about Cummings' actions https://t.co/aNV5mQO4g3 https://t.co/Dx9y4dlcpp
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @MoeyG51 Rubbish @Seabornwolf No and by the way I’m not actually in that report so your tweet is wrong. @ThatGuyAkshay Total rubbish8. Finally Boris Johnson said in his letter he mailed to everyone paid for by taxpayer we must all stay at home. It… https://t.co/5kxj76BAeu7. Arguably more burdensome social distancing measures are on way. For test, trace and isolate to work and easing o… https://t.co/udhuCxyPPi6. In a pandemic everyone must adjust their behaviour to protect us all, how can Matt Hancock expect adherence to s… https://t.co/WmPNSMkdnv5. We know covid is deadly and spread with speed. It exploits ambivalence and is opportunistic. The openly disregar… https://t.co/u8rfgM5PSw4. The ICU doctor continues: ‘It also undermines all those members of the public that have adhered to the guideline… https://t.co/abygvKmywg3. An ICU doctor writes ‘the support of Dominic Cummings and his breaches of the Covid 19 advice sends a clear mess… https://t.co/zSdmAhaACW2. This isn’t an orchestrated email lobbying exercise, these are not cut and paste messages from a campaign’s websi… https://t.co/GVzPCdUGTF1. Like other MPs commenting my inbox is chockablock with emails from constituents furious about Dominic Cummings a… https://t.co/pf7v1fCWXsBoris Johnson wrote to every household in country at taxpayer’s expense instructing: “We are giving one simple ins… https://t.co/hs7Cmpu6TP
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5/25
2020
"If I were prime minister, I'd have sacked Cummings" Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson is treating… https://t.co/aDrpSCnYiP
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthI spent this weekend refining our contact tracing analysis. One of the things that’s always stood out is that for t… https://t.co/O40a5MvnZq
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthBoris Johnson wrote to every household in country at taxpayer’s expense instructing: “We are giving one simple ins… https://t.co/hs7Cmpu6TPThis was a test of the Prime Minister and he has failed it. It is an insult to sacrifices made by the British peop… https://t.co/pWhFzNOZ3I
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthBoris Johnson today offered no explanation, no apology, no reassurance or comfort to families making sacrifices adh… https://t.co/PIzYGyVmEz @TommyAcoustic @themachineowl No I didn’t @AStevens591 @themachineowl No I didn’t @KGBunny @themachineowl No I didn’t @WaspDave @themachineowl No I didn’t @themachineowl No I didn’tBoris Johnson confirms one rule for his elite friends, another rule for the rest of us.There cannot be one rule for Dominic Cummings and another for the British people. https://t.co/ji9m9vg3WS
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthTo all celebrating across Leicester and elsewhere I wish you a blessed Eid #EidMubarak Usually I join you at Cent… https://t.co/fNOz4GqH05The British people made huge sacrifices during lockdown to protect each other from the virus. We deserve answers.… https://t.co/9PW2UBoE0l
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthUncanny photo from the Downing Street twitter there... https://t.co/3xg3MHoaFQTurns out the public are heeding the ‘stay alert’ message... https://t.co/rWPBj5Oo9j
5/24
2020
You’re completely undermining your own public health messaging about this awful deadly virus - guidance which you… https://t.co/fJ0xnMVHgEThis is not right. AG should not be using her office to try to get a political adviser out of a whole. She has to… https://t.co/xCDpvct18a
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthOn interpreting the advice/grey areas etc @MattHancock told the House of Commons on March 24th - the measures were… https://t.co/2GMgVRLTu8
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthWell quite https://t.co/0LHavx8nWR😂brilliant @DrRosena https://t.co/WmMhQHArgD
5/23
2020
@Revisited I see what you did there @NWDurhamLabour @UKLabour Great letter. Shall we organise a zoom call with members who have signed it and others to discuss it? @BatesMoira 🐘“the advice does not appear to provide the clear assurances regarding safety many school staff and parents were hop… https://t.co/gSqOfyNaea
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthToy Division https://t.co/6MPQG7H45j"Covid-19 shouldn’t be an excuse for yet more wasteful, toxic outsourcing." @JonAshworth starts a series of weekly… https://t.co/HjsQPeA2Wk
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthGood to see further calls for proper mental health support for key workers. One in five doctors feel they don't hav… https://t.co/ooDyV3n6X9
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthJohn Newton firmly pinning responsibility on abandoning contact tracing in March on government, not Public Health England @CommonsSTC
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthIn #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek @Keir_Starmer highlights crucial importance of well funded, responsive mental health… https://t.co/ZXEpePLtIo"We really need this testing and tracing regime in place now urgently." Shadow health secretary, @JonAshworth says… https://t.co/Q5Kyxw2h3o
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @JournoBird @BBCBreakfast I don’t think that was deliberate more trying to concentrate over a Skype link
5/22
2020
@Pullareareos Nah @charlotteukcity Say hello to Nelly the cockapoo! @Pullareareos NahTonight in Leicester we’re celebrating all our key workers. Thank you for everything. And we’ll continue to fight f… https://t.co/XwFJpuLsha#NoPayCutForCarers Leicestershire care workers face a pay cut of up to 30%. While they put themselves in harms wa… https://t.co/o9ithip94e
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthThis is a victory for common decency. #ClapForOurCarers https://t.co/zRgjSNftQw
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthWell done campaigners, NHS staff, trade unions, MPs and of course @Keir_Starmer on this victory. https://t.co/hswMTVddj0I’m delighted for care workers and NHS staff - it’s the very least they deserve. Change doesn’t come without pressu… https://t.co/tBkFjehQFj
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthBoris Johnson is right to have u-turned and backed our proposal to remove the NHS charge for health professionals a… https://t.co/Rh2R2V1R5K
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthEffective Test, Trace & Isolate needs: 🦠Routine testing all health care workers, care home staff & residents. 🦠Led… https://t.co/AnPUliyIYo
5/21
2020
Today I’ll be voting against the Tory Trade Bill. Last year with @BarryGardiner we warned of the threat to a publ… https://t.co/sNMvHeeEctLudicrous - @openDemocracy regularly expose what’s really going on with contracting, outsourcing and privatisation… https://t.co/70K3YBvdpH @JonAshworth Local Authorities are yelling from the rooftops that they are ready to help, Government are not listening.
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @JonAshworth Locally led on CCG or LA footprints would give a much clearer picture at the local level.
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @rosenbergjakubo Yep ooops @DylanStrain @anneliese_midge Yep total nonsense @DylanStrain @anneliese_midge What nonsenseI’ve long argued we need test, trace & isolate in place. Abandoning it mid March was massive error & we still don’t… https://t.co/S8WyrUADNiWell done, fantastic news for you? Keir and the Party. So pleased for my brilliant, clever friend @anneliese_midge https://t.co/OiW3BeAUmPThe Health Secretary's claim that the government put a "protective ring" around care homes when this pandemic began… https://t.co/lUc3TAsS5j
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthThis isn't right. #PMQs https://t.co/YHv9YY1S0r
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthEvery Thursday we go out and clap for our carers who are risking their lives. Does the Prime Minister think it’s… https://t.co/aoE5fMBQPB
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthExcellent piece in today's Mirror by @rhianlubin with input from us @keepnhspublic Whilst the world is looking th… https://t.co/4csFCZFbWj
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthThe impact of coronavirus on BAME communities has been shocking. @DLawrenceOBE and I have written to the Prime Min… https://t.co/lDPJw1zFI5
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthScrap this charge. We should thank and praise migrant healthcare workers not penalise them. https://t.co/fOkksK4ZrEDM from retired clinician w public health training, has applied to be a contact tracer. “Chaos”. Had to send ID 6 t… https://t.co/keysnr4Srn
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth“We don’t want to go back to normal after this. There are some things about normal I really liked... But the normal… https://t.co/Ek8irJA7Iw
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth“a programme to train thousands of contact-tracers to help control the spread of coronavirus has been described as… https://t.co/7yvi2ulDR6Test, trace and isolate is fundamental to safe easing from lockdown. We have expertise in local Public Health Servi… https://t.co/yRY4xNFdyz
5/20
2020
Tonight 194 countries agreed to collaborate finding a vaccine and treatments for COVID 19. It’s one small step but… https://t.co/TfiD8j3Mze
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthPlace based expertise in primary care and local public health services should be at the heart of an effective test,… https://t.co/QXzCa3lHZ3Another remarkable fact about this mismanaged epidemic. Your personal doctor, your GP, is not able to order a test… https://t.co/v8VOAmVmOT
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthI’ve written this piece for ⁦@LabourList⁩ on the essential elements we need for a successful testing and tracing st… https://t.co/zQaPZop22k
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthIn #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we should remember the huge mental health burden #COVID19 places on our NHS and care… https://t.co/GMOh8GyPcT
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @JonAshworth Labs were begging to be let into the club - this was a big power play with historical grudges - there… https://t.co/JrIhhXmgyZ
Retweeted by Jonathan Ashworth @BatesMoira 🤷🏻‍♂️Too slow on testing, too slow on turning around test results in many cases and now too slow building a tracing regi… https://t.co/u1kxToVeAr @BatesMoira No I don’t have an elephant that does my hair 🤷🏻‍♂️Angela McLean is being very open that the abandonment of track-and-trace was not a scientific decision in terms of… https://t.co/nvkDSDLP2o
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthInstead of denying delays and problems in social care, ministers should learn from mistakes, so they can put the ri… https://t.co/Lbk8Q1sX04
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthMinisters failed to place a ‘protective ring’ around care homes. They discharged patients without testing, PPE sup… https://t.co/VRha3OHgLc
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthTonight at 7:30, I’ll be speaking with Denise Welch as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Take part, get your q… https://t.co/4rTMOWQfc1
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthIn #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek we should remember the huge mental health burden #COVID19 places on our NHS and care… https://t.co/GMOh8GyPcT
5/19
2020
Some amazing images of our city from people interpreting it from afar. Sometimes we get too close to really see -… https://t.co/8I5W9NmW0p
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthTotally agree. Confronting these crushing inequities will remains a priority at the heart of Labour’s heath policy. https://t.co/oRYBDprAqWLatest figures show that the North East has some of the highest #COVID19 infection rates in the country. Our most d… https://t.co/5e1qxGQOrc
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthThe stigma around mental ill health still exists and is being exacerbated by this pandemic. Tomorrow, join me in c… https://t.co/3Ur4uaqW4Y
Retweeted by Jonathan AshworthMinisters failed to place a ‘protective ring’ around care homes. They discharged patients without testing, PPE sup… https://t.co/VRha3OHgLcIndeed... https://t.co/WoQOOMsfPWMatt Hancock still hasn’t given a timescale on when the contact tracing strategy will be up and running. He said “w… https://t.co/8QZlQ405ll
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5/18
2020

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