Jonathan Evans

Former MP, Cardiff North

Cardiff North Conservative

A selection of Jonathan Evans's votes

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  • Consistently voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Clause 2 — Restriction on voting rights 6 Mar 2015

    I beg to move, That the Bill be now read the Third time. I should like to thank Members on both sides of the House, as well as the minor parties, for their universal support for the Bill. My right hon. Friend the Member for Banbury (Sir Tony Baldry) has made it clear that we have seen Bills move more swiftly than this through their parliamentary stages, but I would not want anyone to think...
  • Clause 2 — Restriction on voting rights 6 Mar 2015

    For the avoidance of doubt, I should call attention to my interests in this respect. I am the chairman of a regulated insurance company, but it is not a mutual company. I was on the board of a mutual company but not since I have been a Member of Parliament. My right hon. Friend mentions solvency II, but it is important to remember that that is an effort by Europe to catch up with a regime...
  • Clause 2 — Restriction on voting rights 6 Mar 2015

    Having spoken to my right hon. Friend the Member for Banbury (Sir Tony Baldry) earlier, I know that he is a friend of the mutuals sector and that his aim is not to undermine the intention of the Bill.

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Former Conservative MP for Cardiff North

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Also represented Brecon and Radnor

Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Department
  • Wales
  • Health
  • Animal Experiments: Wales
  • Occupational Pensions
  • Organs: Donors
  • Unemployed People: Work Experience
  • Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under Secretary (Welsh Office) (2 Jun 1996 to 1 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (29 Nov 1995 to 2 Jun 1996)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (27 Oct 1994 to 2 May 1995)
  • Member, Health Committee (27 Jun 1994 to 28 Nov 1994)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 28 Nov 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 14 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 81.60% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 19–20 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 39 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

1. Directorships
I am Non-executive Chairman of the UK subsidiary companies of Phoenix Life Holdings Limited and Pearl Group Holdings (No.2) Limited: Phoenix Life Assurance Ltd (formerly Pearl Assurance Plc), National Provident Life Limited and Phoenix Life Ltd, all of Juxon House, 100 St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8BU.  These companies are long-established life assurance and pensions companies, closed to new business and now owned by Phoenix Group (formerly Pearl Group) of which I was Group Chairman from 2005 to 2009.  These companies are regulated by the Prudential Regulatory Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority. I am an approved person in respect of these appointments.  I attend and chair monthly consolidated Board meetings in London as well as regularly advising the executive officers.  Until 3 December 2012, I was non-executive director and chairman of London Life Limited and Phoenix Pensions Limited. Until 7 August 2013 I was also non-executive director and chairman of NPI Ltd. (Updated 27 August 2013)
Received £9,167 gross on 19 April 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 24 April 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 May 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 9 June 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 June 2014 in respect of Board fees: Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 1 July 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 August 2014 in respect of Board fees: Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 1 September 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 September 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 26 September 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 October 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 22 October 2014)
Received £9,167 gross on 22 November 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 24 November 2014)
Received £9,167 on 22 December 2014 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 6 January 2015)
Received £9,167 on 22 January 2015 in respect of Board fees. Hours: 14 hrs. (Registered 27 January 2015)
Received £9,167 on 22 February 2015 in respect of Board fees: Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 9 March 2015)
Received £9,167 on 22 March 2015 in respect of Board fees: Hours 14 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2015)
11. Miscellaneous
Solicitor of the Supreme Court (non-practising)

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