Chris Evans

MP, Islwyn

Islwyn Labour/Co-operative

Chris Evans’s voting in Parliament

Chris Evans is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Chris Evans’s votes.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes

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Chris Evans never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Jobcentre Plus 22 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of Jobcentre Plus programmes in each of the last three years.
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Gray. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Newport East (Jessica Morden) on securing the debate. In the hours she has spent on this issue I am sure she could have walked to the Severn bridge and back. I had to check for a flying pig when the hon. Member for Monmouth (David T. C. Davies) was speaking; I did not think I would ever...
  • Severn Bridges (Tolls) — [Mr James gray in the Chair] 21 Jul 2015

    I agree entirely with the hon. Gentleman. He does great work as chair of the all-party group on the tourism and hospitality industry in Wales. The hon. Member for Strangford (Jim Shannon) mentioned that in Northern Ireland there are no tolls. The Irish have been very good at selling their culture, and telling people to come to Ireland to see the fantastic beaches. How can we do that in Wales...

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Profile

Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Procurement
  • Electronic Government
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Cybercrime
  • Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 18 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion survey:
Received payment of £75 for a survey in July 2014. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 02 October 2014)
27 November 2014, received payment of £75 for a survey in October 2014. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to local organisation. (Registered 28 January 2015)
Received payment of £75 for a survey in January 2015. Hours: 45 mins. Payment donated to charity on 27 April 2015. (Registered 08 May 2015)
Received on 7 April 2015 payment of £120 from Boxing Monthly magazine, 40 Morpeth Road, London E9 7LD, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 19 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I obtained a donation for £5,000 from Ladbrokes plc Community Fund which will allow a client with learning difficulties to attend the Crafts for Everyone centre in my constituency on one day a week for an approximate period of two years. (Registered 27 June 2013)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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