Nigel Evans

MP, Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley Conservative

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Nigel Evans’s voting in Parliament

Nigel Evans is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Nigel Evans sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nigel Evans generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Nigel Evans generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Nigel Evans generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Nigel Evans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Foreign Aid Expenditure — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 13 Jun 2016

    Will my hon. Friend give way?
  • Foreign Aid Expenditure — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] 13 Jun 2016

    I am extremely grateful. What my hon. Friend is saying is absolutely right and reassuring. If we do not recognise that there are issues out there—that is why we are debating this matter—then we need to address areas where the money has been misspent. Does he agree that when we give money to a charity in America that then spends millions on new headquarters as opposed to ensuring...
  • Orlando Attack: Uk Security Measures 13 Jun 2016

    My stomach turned when I saw the scenes emerging from Orlando, and the brutal slaughter of so many innocent people, and I think I speak for the whole House when I say that today we are all LGBT, irrespective of our sexuality. I am reassured by what the Home Secretary said about future festivities and Gay Pride, whether in London or other parts of the United Kingdom. Gay people need to feel...

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Conservative MP for Ribble Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Surplus Assets Sales
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Ministerial Accommodation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (since 6 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 25 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (8 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (7 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (8 Jun 2010 to 11 Sep 2013)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 11 Sep 2013)
  • Member, International Development Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (8 Dec 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (23 Oct 2003 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Aug 1999 to 31 Jul 2001)
  • Member, Environment Committee (20 Jan 1997 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Public Service Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Transport Committee (15 Dec 1992 to 5 Jul 1993)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.10% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 32 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 105 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Evans’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1182 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Exclusive Press and Publicity Ltd, Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 4JF, in respect of three media engagements with (1) the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT (2) the Daily Mirror, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP (3) ITV, The London Studios, 58-72 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT. Hours: 3 hrs for each; 9 hrs in total. To be paid in instalments. (Registered 15 August 2014; updated 2 June 2015)
May 2015, received £175.00 Hours: as above. (Registered 02 June 2015)
6 January 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 29 February 2016)
3 February 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 29 February 2016)
10 March 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 07 April 2016)
5 April 2016, received £100. Hours: as above. (Registered 07 April 2016)
3 May 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 03 May 2016)
2 June 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 06 June 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Burhan M. Al-Chalabi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 16 July 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of External Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1 W0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £3,250

Destination of visit: Taipei

Date of visit: 25 July – 1 August 2015

Purpose of visit: part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 20 August 2015)
Name of donor: Mr David Wang
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return travel from Taiwan to Bejing, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £1,000

Destination of visit: Beijing

Date of visit: 1 – 4 August 2015

Purpose of visit: to meet with entrepreneurs in Beijing

(Registered 20 August 2015)
Name of donor: Öpiku Majad OÜ (a hi-tech office development project)
Address of donor: Valukoja tn 7/2, Tallinna linn, Harju maakond, 11415, Estonia

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation; approx. value £1,200

Destination of visit: Tallinn, Estonia

Date of visit: 11–14 August 2015

Purpose of visit: to tour and visit directors of high technology campus Ülemiste City.

(Registered 24 September 2015; updated 30 September 2015)
Name of donor: (1) European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development (EPF) (2) Qatar Airways
Address of donor: (1) 23 Rue Montover, 1000 Brussels, Belgium (2) London Heathrow Airport Office, Room 6204, Departures Mezzanine, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport TW6 3FB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights £500, hotels including breakfast £780, airport transfers £30, internal travel, food and incidentals £395; total £1,705 (2) business class upgrades on both international flights; approx. value £2,000

Destination of visit: Sri Lanka: Colombo, Kandy, Nuwera Eliya, Batticaloa, Badulla and Trincomalee.

Date of visit: 10–17 November 2015

Purpose of visit: UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health organised the study tour to introduce and strengthen UK MPs understanding of core family planning, sexual and reproductive health and rights and International Development issues.

(Registered 08 December 2015)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £2,920

Destination of visit: Taipei

Date of visit: 19-22 May 2016

Purpose of visit: British-Taiwanese APPG delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to attend the inauguration of the new President Tsai Ing-Wen.

(Registered 01 June 2016)

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