Nick Thomas-Symonds

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Nick Thomas-Symonds said : ”It cannot be restricted to only a handful of countries leaving gaping holes in our defences against different strains of the virus emerging around the world and the Government must announce a sector support package for aviation” External link

thesun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We would have acted more quickly," "I've been raising the issue of border protections from last April, in June, in September" External link

heart Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

heart Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 16, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

heart Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

thesun Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s not good enough for the Home Secretary to hide behind her junior minister on this when there has been such a major security breach on her watch” External link

thecourier Friday, January 15, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s not good enough for the Home Secretary to hide behind her junior minister on this when there has been such a major security breach on her watch” External link

chesterfirst Friday, January 15, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is terrible news that evidence of the highly infectious Covid variant from Brazil has been found in the UK. " External link

thesun Friday, January 15, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We have had the loss of these 150,000 pieces of data, DNA fingerprints and arrest records. " External link

skynews Friday, January 15, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "This is an extraordinarily serious security breach that presents huge dangers for public safety. The incompetence of this shambolic Government cannot be allowed to put people at risk, let criminals go free and deny victims justice," External link

ibtimes-sg Friday, January 15, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must - urgently - make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given," External link

forbes Friday, January 15, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

YorkshirePost Friday, January 15, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

portsmouth Friday, January 15, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

themirror Friday, January 15, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

cambridge-news Friday, January 15, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, January 15, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

leicestermercury Friday, January 15, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

brentwoodgazette Friday, January 15, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

icWales Friday, January 15, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, January 15, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

heart Friday, January 15, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

skynews Friday, January 15, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

msn-uk Friday, January 15, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

worcesternews Friday, January 15, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, January 15, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

msn-uk Friday, January 15, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, January 15, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The government has lacked a comprehensive airport testing policy through this pandemic and now it is slipping into utter chaos. " External link

skynews Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote : "It is especially worrying given the concerns regarding mutation of the virus that emerged in South Africa, which the Health Secretary rightly said is 'incredibly worrying'. " External link

themirror Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote : “It is especially worrying given the concerns regarding mutation of the virus that emerged in South Africa, which the health secretary rightly said is ‘incredibly worrying’,” “However, the lack of a robust quarantine system as a result of shortcomings from the government mean that it is virtually impossible to keep a grip on this spread or other variants that may come from overseas, leaving the UK defenceless, and completely exposed, with the nation’s doors unlocked to further Covid mutations” External link

guardian Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This vital service appears to be descending into chaos. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This vital service appears to be descending into chaos. " External link

skynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s taken two-and-a-half years for the Government to consider any meaningful action on the offensive mess that is the Windrush compensation scheme” External link

thecourier Monday, December 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “I was privileged to visit Cyfannol Women’s Aid to discuss the work they do in providing services and support to people who have experienced any form of violence against women, domestic abuse or sexual violence. I would like to thank all frontline support services who work tirelessly every day to support women and girls who suffer from domestic abuse, and Labour will not stop campaigning until we have eradicated violence against women and girls from society” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “On the issue of the Brexit trade deal, potential trade deal, my first message is this: we absolutely need to get a deal” External link

msn-uk Sunday, December 6, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds insisted : “We didn’t sit in the stands at all. What we did was to act in the national interest” External link

themirror Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Of course there are various options. When you get any particular vote that you get before Parliament there are the options that there always are – that’s absolutely the case” External link

msn-uk Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds insisted : “We didn’t sit in the stands at all. What we did was to act in the national interest” External link

themirror Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "An effective agreement with the French authorities would be welcome, but the Conservatives have regularly announced progress and not delivered. " External link

thesun Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "An effective agreement with the French authorities would be welcome, but the Conservatives have regularly announced progress and not delivered. " External link

thesun Saturday, November 28, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "These appalling statistics show the level of threat our security services are bravely dealing with on a daily basis. " External link

themirror Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "Ministers must work urgently to rectify this, including getting a grip of the Windrush compensation scheme, which has descended into an offensive mess, piling injustice upon injustice" External link

bbc Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds says : “Labour demands the full report is published immediately” External link

themirror Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These are deeply serious revelations and have all the hallmarks of a cover-up from the prime minister,” “We have lost faith in the government’s ability to investigate this issue and are calling on the committee to urgently investigate. Both the prime minister and home secretary must come before parliament to answer questions on this mess” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 20, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Reports that the home secretary is to receive a written warning for conduct in government are incredibly serious,” “The role of home secretary comes with huge levels of responsibility and trust. It is now vital that the full report is published without delay, so the public can have full confidence in the decision-making process” External link

independent-UK Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is a disgrace that the report into allegations of bullying against the home secretary is being suppressed. "Continuing to refuse to release the report not only makes clear that the Tories have something to hide, it also undermines trust in politics at a crucial time - the report must be published without further delay" External link

bbc Wednesday, November 11, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

kentonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant. " External link

heart Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "Nobody wants to see dangerous criminals entering the UK. However, just this week we learned the Government has not yet managed to agree a deal with the EU that would allow us to maintain access to the European Arrest Warrant and vital information-sharing systems such as Europol. " External link

themirror Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about British ) : “The British people will see through the Home Secretary’s shameless comments about a broken system when the system has been overseen by the Tories for a decade. This is yet more evidence of how lacking in compassion and competence the Tories are” External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Monday, October 5, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about British ) : “The British people will see through the Home Secretary’s shameless comments about a broken system when the system has been overseen by the Tories for a decade. This is yet more evidence of how lacking in compassion and competence the Tories are” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Monday, October 5, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. " External link

heart Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. “Recent experience suggests they have not learned any lessons, with unconscionable proposals about creating waves in the English Channel to push back boats and sending people thousands of miles away to process claims. The Tories are devoid of compassion and competence”. Green MSP Patrick Harvie also hit out at Ms Patel's comments, saying: " External link

heraldscotland Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. " External link

skynews Sunday, October 4, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

thecourier Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds déclaré : «Cette idée ridicule est inhumaine, complètement impraticable et d’un coût démesuré, il semble donc absolument plausible qu’elle émane de ce gouvernement tory» External link

msn-fr Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

themirror Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

essexchronicle Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “What we need going forward is to ensure we do have the test, track and isolate strategy properly set up” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “What we need going forward is to ensure we do have the test, track and isolate strategy properly set up” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “National security is the top priority for Labour and that means ensuring our security services are able to keep us safe, whilst operating within robust safeguards. We will look closely at these proposals in that spirit” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “National security is the top priority for Labour and that means ensuring our security services are able to keep us safe, whilst operating within robust safeguards. We will look closely at these proposals in that spirit” External link

independent-UK Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker. " External link

heart Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

msn-uk Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The approach being pursued by the Conservatives is lacking in compassion and competence, concentrating on trying to sound tough rather than find a solution and save lives. They have already been forced to take down an official video that was dehumanising and misled the public, and have broken promises to help children from some of the most dangerous places on earth find safety. All the while, criminal gangs continue to profit from this incompetence and human misery” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Isn’t the truth that the Government’s approach to this whole issue has frankly been defined by a lack of compassion and a lack of competence” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Isn’t the truth that the Government’s approach to this whole issue has frankly been defined by a lack of compassion and a lack of competence” External link

standard Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s response to the situation in the Channel has been lacking in compassion and competence. Ministers urgently need to step up work with international partners to find a humanitarian solution to this crisis, which is costing lives” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

skynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

heart Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

skynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The approach being pursued by Government is lacking in competence and compassion, resulting in thousands of people risking their lives. Criminal gangs continue to profit. " External link

themirror Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “The approach being pursued by the Government is lacking in competence and compassion, resulting in thousands of people, including many children, risking their lives in incredibly dangerous waters” External link

guardian Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about David Lammy ) : "This abuse is absolutely unacceptable. It's right that the police look into this and clear that social media companies need to do far more. "Although, knowing David as I do, anyone who thinks they can silence him with vile racism couldn't be more wrong" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Bradford West ) : “The truth is the Tories have failed miserably on crime since 2010 and it is local communities, like those across West Yorkshire, that feel the impact. My role is to help rebuild trust in Labour and ensure people feel that we will keep you, your family and your community safe” External link

yorkshireeveningpost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Bradford West ) : “The truth is the Tories have failed miserably on crime since 2010 and it is local communities, like those across West Yorkshire, that feel the impact. My role is to help rebuild trust in Labour and ensure people feel that we will keep you, your family and your community safe” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, August 3, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : "This is incredibly poorly judged, divisive and hurtful from a Conservative MP. " External link

heart Friday, July 31, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These figures show that the scourge of anti-Semitism continues in our society,” External link

eurojewcong Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These figures show that the scourge of anti-Semitism continues in our society,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It is vital the Government starts showing the grip, clarity and competence that has been lacking on this issue. "This involves setting out how they can implement a smarter system, rather than only the blunt tool of 14-day quarantine” External link

themirror Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “Ministers must get a grip of this scheme. The review is clear that the Home Office must be more proactive in identifying people affected and putting right any detriment detected,” External link

workpermit Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s policy regarding travel restrictions has lacked grip and coherence from the outset,” External link

nytimes Monday, July 27, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things – you look at a range of measures” External link

msn-uk Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, July 27, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

thecourier Monday, July 27, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

pressandjournal Monday, July 27, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s policy regarding travel restrictions has lacked grip and coherence from the outset,” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “The UK has world-leading security services, yet this report makes clear they have not received the strategic support, the legislative tools or the resources necessary to defend our interests,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

hulldailymail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

leicestermercury Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee's report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee's report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security. " External link

themirror Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "On every level the government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat. "The UK has world leading security services, yet this report makes clear they have not received the strategic support, the legislative tools or the resources necessary to defend our interests. "The government need to urgently outline how they will address these systemic failings" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

thecourier Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee’s report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “What does the government have against care workers? The latest papers on the proposed immigration system confirm that the Tories do not consider carers as skilled workers. Have they learned nothing from this crisis?” External link

workpermit Friday, July 17, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "To exclude care workers from the health visa is a clear signal that this government does not appreciate the skill and dedication these roles involve... it is yet another insult from this Tory party to those who have been at the frontline of this crisis" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “There are real concerns that this will cause major problems for our NHS and our care sector, at a time when we are still waiting for the government to make good on their promise to scrap the unfair immigration health surcharge for workers who were being charged to access the very services they were keeping going to help others during the toughest of times,” External link

workpermit Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds asked : "What does this government have against care workers? " External link

heart Monday, July 13, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds asked : "what Ministers have against care workers" External link

themirror Monday, July 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We will scrutinise the proposals on visas very carefully. The government has rushed through immigration legislation with very little detail in the middle of a global pandemic. "There are real concerns that this will cause major problems for our NHS and our care sector, at a time when we are still waiting for the government to make good on their promise to scrap the unfair immigration health surcharge for workers who were being charged to access the very services they were keeping going to help others during the toughest of times" External link

bbc Monday, July 13, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is rank hypocrisy towards our NHS and care workers, over 180,000 in England and Wales alone, to stand and clap for them on a Thursday night, and then tell them that they are not welcome in the UK on a Monday”. The Government list of critical workers during the crisis includes care staff, food processing staff, supermarket workers and delivery drivers. But there are also among the lowest-paid in society – and would struggle to come to the UK under the looming overhaul. The legislation paves the way for the Conservatives to introduce a new points-based system, details of which are still being hammered out and which will need to be separately approved by Parliament. A Home Office policy statement in February sparked warnings of shortages of labour in the care and hospitality sectors. Labour's Nick Thomas-Symonds warned the Government to think of the consequences (Image: PA) Read More Related Articles The salary threshold for skilled migrants will be cut from £30,000 to £25,600 for those coming with a job offer. The level will be just £20,480 for those who can prove they have an offer in " External link

themirror Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT



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Nick Thomas-Symonds said : ”It cannot be restricted to only a handful of countries leaving gaping holes in our defences against different strains of the virus emerging around the world and the Government must announce a sector support package for aviation” External link

thesun Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:55:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We would have acted more quickly," "I've been raising the issue of border protections from last April, in June, in September" External link

heart Sunday, January 24, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

heart Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 16, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

heart Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

thesun Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "You do not make our streets safer by losing such a substantial amount of information about criminal behaviour. This is extraordinarily serious. " External link

skynews Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s not good enough for the Home Secretary to hide behind her junior minister on this when there has been such a major security breach on her watch” External link

thecourier Friday, January 15, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s not good enough for the Home Secretary to hide behind her junior minister on this when there has been such a major security breach on her watch” External link

chesterfirst Friday, January 15, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is terrible news that evidence of the highly infectious Covid variant from Brazil has been found in the UK. " External link

thesun Friday, January 15, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We have had the loss of these 150,000 pieces of data, DNA fingerprints and arrest records. " External link

skynews Friday, January 15, 2021 5:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "This is an extraordinarily serious security breach that presents huge dangers for public safety. The incompetence of this shambolic Government cannot be allowed to put people at risk, let criminals go free and deny victims justice," External link

ibtimes-sg Friday, January 15, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must - urgently - make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given," External link

forbes Friday, January 15, 2021 2:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

YorkshirePost Friday, January 15, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

portsmouth Friday, January 15, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

themirror Friday, January 15, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

cambridge-news Friday, January 15, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

gloucestercitizen Friday, January 15, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

leicestermercury Friday, January 15, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

brentwoodgazette Friday, January 15, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

icWales Friday, January 15, 2021 10:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

derbytelegraph Friday, January 15, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

heart Friday, January 15, 2021 8:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The home secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. " External link

skynews Friday, January 15, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

msn-uk Friday, January 15, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

worcesternews Friday, January 15, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

chesterfirst Friday, January 15, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must – urgently – make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

msn-uk Friday, January 15, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The Home Secretary must take responsibility for this serious problem. She must urgently make a statement about what has gone wrong, the extent of the issue, and what action is being taken to reassure the public. Answers must be given,” External link

southwalesargus Friday, January 15, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The government has lacked a comprehensive airport testing policy through this pandemic and now it is slipping into utter chaos. " External link

skynews Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote : "It is especially worrying given the concerns regarding mutation of the virus that emerged in South Africa, which the Health Secretary rightly said is 'incredibly worrying'. " External link

themirror Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote : “It is especially worrying given the concerns regarding mutation of the virus that emerged in South Africa, which the health secretary rightly said is ‘incredibly worrying’,” “However, the lack of a robust quarantine system as a result of shortcomings from the government mean that it is virtually impossible to keep a grip on this spread or other variants that may come from overseas, leaving the UK defenceless, and completely exposed, with the nation’s doors unlocked to further Covid mutations” External link

guardian Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This vital service appears to be descending into chaos. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This vital service appears to be descending into chaos. " External link

skynews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It’s taken two-and-a-half years for the Government to consider any meaningful action on the offensive mess that is the Windrush compensation scheme” External link

thecourier Monday, December 14, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “I was privileged to visit Cyfannol Women’s Aid to discuss the work they do in providing services and support to people who have experienced any form of violence against women, domestic abuse or sexual violence. I would like to thank all frontline support services who work tirelessly every day to support women and girls who suffer from domestic abuse, and Labour will not stop campaigning until we have eradicated violence against women and girls from society” External link

southwalesargus Tuesday, December 8, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds told : "We all know what the consequences of no deal would be for the country, both in terms of jobs and livelihoods all across the United Kingdom but also in terms of that security partnership that we need to access the databases, the operation of international warrants, that allow us to keep our people safe," External link

news-yahoo Monday, December 7, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “On the issue of the Brexit trade deal, potential trade deal, my first message is this: we absolutely need to get a deal” External link

msn-uk Sunday, December 6, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds insisted : “We didn’t sit in the stands at all. What we did was to act in the national interest” External link

themirror Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Of course there are various options. When you get any particular vote that you get before Parliament there are the options that there always are – that’s absolutely the case” External link

msn-uk Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds insisted : “We didn’t sit in the stands at all. What we did was to act in the national interest” External link

themirror Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "An effective agreement with the French authorities would be welcome, but the Conservatives have regularly announced progress and not delivered. " External link

thesun Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "An effective agreement with the French authorities would be welcome, but the Conservatives have regularly announced progress and not delivered. " External link

thesun Saturday, November 28, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "These appalling statistics show the level of threat our security services are bravely dealing with on a daily basis. " External link

themirror Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "Ministers must work urgently to rectify this, including getting a grip of the Windrush compensation scheme, which has descended into an offensive mess, piling injustice upon injustice" External link

bbc Wednesday, November 25, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds says : “Labour demands the full report is published immediately” External link

themirror Sunday, November 22, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These are deeply serious revelations and have all the hallmarks of a cover-up from the prime minister,” “We have lost faith in the government’s ability to investigate this issue and are calling on the committee to urgently investigate. Both the prime minister and home secretary must come before parliament to answer questions on this mess” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 20, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Reports that the home secretary is to receive a written warning for conduct in government are incredibly serious,” “The role of home secretary comes with huge levels of responsibility and trust. It is now vital that the full report is published without delay, so the public can have full confidence in the decision-making process” External link

independent-UK Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is a disgrace that the report into allegations of bullying against the home secretary is being suppressed. "Continuing to refuse to release the report not only makes clear that the Tories have something to hide, it also undermines trust in politics at a crucial time - the report must be published without further delay" External link

bbc Wednesday, November 11, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

kentonline Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant. " External link

heart Wednesday, November 4, 2020 12:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

newsandstar Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant. " External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “This decision should not cause undue alarm but shows the importance of people continuing to be vigilant” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "Nobody wants to see dangerous criminals entering the UK. However, just this week we learned the Government has not yet managed to agree a deal with the EU that would allow us to maintain access to the European Arrest Warrant and vital information-sharing systems such as Europol. " External link

themirror Thursday, October 22, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about British ) : “The British people will see through the Home Secretary’s shameless comments about a broken system when the system has been overseen by the Tories for a decade. This is yet more evidence of how lacking in compassion and competence the Tories are” External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Monday, October 5, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about British ) : “The British people will see through the Home Secretary’s shameless comments about a broken system when the system has been overseen by the Tories for a decade. This is yet more evidence of how lacking in compassion and competence the Tories are” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Monday, October 5, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. " External link

heart Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. “Recent experience suggests they have not learned any lessons, with unconscionable proposals about creating waves in the English Channel to push back boats and sending people thousands of miles away to process claims. The Tories are devoid of compassion and competence”. Green MSP Patrick Harvie also hit out at Ms Patel's comments, saying: " External link

heraldscotland Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The Tories talk about a broken immigration system, but they have been in power for a decade and are the political party that broke it. " External link

skynews Sunday, October 4, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

msn-uk Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

thecourier Thursday, October 1, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds déclaré : «Cette idée ridicule est inhumaine, complètement impraticable et d’un coût démesuré, il semble donc absolument plausible qu’elle émane de ce gouvernement tory» External link

msn-fr Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

themirror Wednesday, September 30, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

clactonandfrintongazette Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

chelmsfordweeklynews Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

essexchronicle Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : "This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive - so it seems entirely plausible this Tory government came up with it" External link

bbc Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about Tory Government ) : “This ludicrous idea is inhumane, completely impractical and wildly expensive. So it seems entirely plausible this Tory Government came up with it” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “What we need going forward is to ensure we do have the test, track and isolate strategy properly set up” External link

eveningexpress Tuesday, September 29, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “What we need going forward is to ensure we do have the test, track and isolate strategy properly set up” External link

pressandjournal Monday, September 28, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “National security is the top priority for Labour and that means ensuring our security services are able to keep us safe, whilst operating within robust safeguards. We will look closely at these proposals in that spirit” External link

msn-uk Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “National security is the top priority for Labour and that means ensuring our security services are able to keep us safe, whilst operating within robust safeguards. We will look closely at these proposals in that spirit” External link

independent-UK Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker. " External link

heart Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

msn-uk Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:57:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about Daily ) : "I write to call for a rapid review to fix chaotic quarantine arrangements that are losing public confidence and undermining our ability to keep people safe and save jobs. :: Subscribe to the Daily podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, September 6, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The approach being pursued by the Conservatives is lacking in compassion and competence, concentrating on trying to sound tough rather than find a solution and save lives. They have already been forced to take down an official video that was dehumanising and misled the public, and have broken promises to help children from some of the most dangerous places on earth find safety. All the while, criminal gangs continue to profit from this incompetence and human misery” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Isn’t the truth that the Government’s approach to this whole issue has frankly been defined by a lack of compassion and a lack of competence” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “Isn’t the truth that the Government’s approach to this whole issue has frankly been defined by a lack of compassion and a lack of competence” External link

standard Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s response to the situation in the Channel has been lacking in compassion and competence. Ministers urgently need to step up work with international partners to find a humanitarian solution to this crisis, which is costing lives” External link

thenews-pk Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

skynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

heart Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

msn-uk Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The situation has been exacerbated by government rhetoric when you should have been concentrating on the need to find a viable, humanitarian, practical solution, working with international partners," External link

skynews Thursday, August 13, 2020 1:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "The approach being pursued by Government is lacking in competence and compassion, resulting in thousands of people risking their lives. Criminal gangs continue to profit. " External link

themirror Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “The approach being pursued by the Government is lacking in competence and compassion, resulting in thousands of people, including many children, risking their lives in incredibly dangerous waters” External link

guardian Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds wrote ( about David Lammy ) : "This abuse is absolutely unacceptable. It's right that the police look into this and clear that social media companies need to do far more. "Although, knowing David as I do, anyone who thinks they can silence him with vile racism couldn't be more wrong" External link

bbc Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Bradford West ) : “The truth is the Tories have failed miserably on crime since 2010 and it is local communities, like those across West Yorkshire, that feel the impact. My role is to help rebuild trust in Labour and ensure people feel that we will keep you, your family and your community safe” External link

yorkshireeveningpost Monday, August 3, 2020 11:07:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added ( about Bradford West ) : “The truth is the Tories have failed miserably on crime since 2010 and it is local communities, like those across West Yorkshire, that feel the impact. My role is to help rebuild trust in Labour and ensure people feel that we will keep you, your family and your community safe” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, August 3, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : "This is incredibly poorly judged, divisive and hurtful from a Conservative MP. " External link

heart Friday, July 31, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These figures show that the scourge of anti-Semitism continues in our society,” External link

eurojewcong Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “These figures show that the scourge of anti-Semitism continues in our society,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “It is vital the Government starts showing the grip, clarity and competence that has been lacking on this issue. "This involves setting out how they can implement a smarter system, rather than only the blunt tool of 14-day quarantine” External link

themirror Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “Ministers must get a grip of this scheme. The review is clear that the Home Office must be more proactive in identifying people affected and putting right any detriment detected,” External link

workpermit Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s policy regarding travel restrictions has lacked grip and coherence from the outset,” External link

nytimes Monday, July 27, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things – you look at a range of measures” External link

msn-uk Monday, July 27, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, July 27, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

thecourier Monday, July 27, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “I think you need a smarter set of quarantine measures at the airport. I’ve suggested this test, trace and isolate regime but you can also have temperature checking and other things you look at a range of measures” External link

pressandjournal Monday, July 27, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “The government’s policy regarding travel restrictions has lacked grip and coherence from the outset,” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “The UK has world-leading security services, yet this report makes clear they have not received the strategic support, the legislative tools or the resources necessary to defend our interests,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

exeterexpressandecho Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

hulldailymail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

leicestermercury Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee's report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee's report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security. " External link

themirror Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "On every level the government's response does not appear to be equal to the threat. "The UK has world leading security services, yet this report makes clear they have not received the strategic support, the legislative tools or the resources necessary to defend our interests. "The government need to urgently outline how they will address these systemic failings" External link

bbc Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

thecourier Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : “on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "on every level, the Government’s response does not appear to be equal to the threat" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : "The Intelligence and Security Committee’s report on Russia exposes deep systemic failings in Government approach to security," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said ( about The UK ) : “What does the government have against care workers? The latest papers on the proposed immigration system confirm that the Tories do not consider carers as skilled workers. Have they learned nothing from this crisis?” External link

workpermit Friday, July 17, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "To exclude care workers from the health visa is a clear signal that this government does not appreciate the skill and dedication these roles involve... it is yet another insult from this Tory party to those who have been at the frontline of this crisis" External link

bbc Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds added : “There are real concerns that this will cause major problems for our NHS and our care sector, at a time when we are still waiting for the government to make good on their promise to scrap the unfair immigration health surcharge for workers who were being charged to access the very services they were keeping going to help others during the toughest of times,” External link

workpermit Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds asked : "What does this government have against care workers? " External link

heart Monday, July 13, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds asked : "what Ministers have against care workers" External link

themirror Monday, July 13, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "We will scrutinise the proposals on visas very carefully. The government has rushed through immigration legislation with very little detail in the middle of a global pandemic. "There are real concerns that this will cause major problems for our NHS and our care sector, at a time when we are still waiting for the government to make good on their promise to scrap the unfair immigration health surcharge for workers who were being charged to access the very services they were keeping going to help others during the toughest of times" External link

bbc Monday, July 13, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Thomas-Symonds said : "It is rank hypocrisy towards our NHS and care workers, over 180,000 in England and Wales alone, to stand and clap for them on a Thursday night, and then tell them that they are not welcome in the UK on a Monday”. The Government list of critical workers during the crisis includes care staff, food processing staff, supermarket workers and delivery drivers. But there are also among the lowest-paid in society – and would struggle to come to the UK under the looming overhaul. The legislation paves the way for the Conservatives to introduce a new points-based system, details of which are still being hammered out and which will need to be separately approved by Parliament. A Home Office policy statement in February sparked warnings of shortages of labour in the care and hospitality sectors. Labour's Nick Thomas-Symonds warned the Government to think of the consequences (Image: PA) Read More Related Articles The salary threshold for skilled migrants will be cut from £30,000 to £25,600 for those coming with a job offer. The level will be just £20,480 for those who can prove they have an offer in " External link

themirror Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT



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general28.57%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
legal affairs spokesman7.14%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
spokesman7.14%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
author7.14%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Nick Thomas-SymondsEN100.00%


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