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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show 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
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
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Chris Evans never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Given all the Government schemes to encourage tourism in Wales, does the Minister think it is fair that people who want to visit Wales are thumped with a toll of £6.50 on the Severn bridge? What will he do to stop that tax on tourism?
Last July, I had a Westminster Hall debate in which I talked about what I felt was the ineffectiveness of Jobcentre Plus. Will the Minister accept that there is a serious problem with Jobcentre Plus actually getting long-term unemployed people back into work? What usually happens is that people find jobs through it, and within eight months, they are back on welfare benefits and out of work....
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate the hon. Member for East Renfrewshire (Kirsten Oswald) on securing this timely debate. I enjoyed listening to the contributions of the hon. Members for Lanark and Hamilton East (Angela Crawley), for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey (Drew Hendry), for Strangford (Jim Shannon) and for Airdrie and Shotts...
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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
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: 28 Sep 2015.
1. Employment and earnings
, 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)
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)
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