Chris Evans’s voting in Parliament
Chris Evans is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and 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.
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in Yemen; and if she will make a statement.
I have known the Minister a long time, and he will focus on this like a laser beam. When I was campaigning for a presumption of death Act back in 2011, Missing People said that the law is like crazy paving—that was the best way of describing it. There is no certainty, and people are looking to the Government for some form of certainty. I look for that assurance today.
I thank the hon. Gentleman for raising this important issue, which is very close to my heart. Richey Edwards of Manic Street Preachers fame disappeared and his sister, Rachel Elias, campaigned extensively for the Presumption of Death Act 2013, which was passed by the coalition Government. I am delighted to see Peter Lawrence, Claudia’s father, sitting here today, and I pay tribute to...
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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
- Innovation and Skills
- Electronic Government
- Jobcentre Plus
- Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
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: 18 Apr 2016.
1. Employment and earnings
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA, for completing opinion survey:
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)
19 January 2016
, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey on 15 December 2015
. Hours: 1 hr. Fee made payable to local health board. (Registered 27 January 2016)
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837
Destination of visit: Kuwait
Date of visit: 30 January – 2 February 2016
Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group
on Kuwait delegation
(Registered 12 February 2016)
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