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Conservative MP for Weaver Vale
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Graham Evans voted on key issues:
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Voted for automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted very strongly for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Energy and Climate Change, Treasury, Home Department, Health, Education
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Departmental Training, Departmental Security, Members: Correspondence, Departmental Official Hospitality, Departmental Marketing
(based on written questions asked by Graham Evans and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Public Service Pensions Bill Committee (9 out of 9)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Justice and Security Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Committee (15 out of 17)
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (6 out of 6)
- Cost of Living (14 May 2013)
“It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Wirral South (Alison McGovern). It was interesting to hear what she had to say about James Callaghan. Growing up on a south Manchester council estate during the Labour years is one reason why I am on the Government Benches and not on the Opposition Benches. Callaghan’s was a complacent Government who were totally out of touch; as we all...”
- Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (24 Apr 2013)
“Procedure: Early Day Motions.
Witnesses: Graham Evans MP, Robert Halfon MP, Sarah Wollaston MP and David Crausby MP”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Korean Peninsula (23 Apr 2013)
“What steps the Government are taking in response to the recent actions of North Korea.”
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- Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 88.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 77 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register