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Conservative MP for Ribble Valley
- Deputy Speaker (since 8 Jun 2010) (note about dates)
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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- Register of Members’ Interests
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Nigel Evans voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted moderately against a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for replacing Trident. votes
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Home Department, Health, Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Treasury, Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Surplus Assets Sales, Correspondence, Parliamentary Questions, Departmental Data Protection, Ministerial Accommodation
(based on written questions asked by Nigel Evans and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Sunbeds (Regulation) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Grocery Market Ombudsman Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill Committee (5 out of 10)
- Civil Contingencies Bill Committee (5 out of 8)
- Health (Wales) Bill Committee (3 out of 3)
- Children's Commissioner for Wales Bill Committee (5 out of 5)
- Northern Ireland (23 Apr 2013)
“Order. The winding-up speeches will begin at 5.15 pm, and 11 Back Benchers have indicated that they wish to take part in the debate. Lengthy contributions will not be met with universal joy by others who wish to contribute, so I ask Members please to be mindful of others when making their own speeches.”
- Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Amendment): Clause 56 — Commission for Equality and Human Rights (23 Apr 2013)
“With this we will consider the motion that this House insists on its disagreement to Lords amendment 37, but proposes amendments (a) to (d) in lieu.”
- Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (Amendment): Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill (23 Apr 2013)
“A message has been received from the Lords relating to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. Under the orders of the House of 16 April and yesterday, any such message may be considered forthwith without any Question being put. We will debate two motions. The first relates to Lords amendments 35 and 36, and consequential amendments (a) to (c). The second relates to Lords amendment 37 and...”
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- Has spoken in 127 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 0.50% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 30 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 1122 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£21,181 (241st)||£18,374 (427th)||£22,104 (joint 196th with 1 other)||£21,634||£20,902 (joint 1st with 187 others)||£20,333 (joint 3rd with 149 others)||£19,722 (joint 1st with 230 others)||£12,466 (502nd)|
|Office running costs||£19,969 (217th)||£11,512 (559th)||£17,765 (482nd)||£23,721||£17,505 (385th)||£20,110 (7th)||£18,234 (joint 1st with 183 others)||£23,222 (100th)|
|Staffing costs||£82,204 (550th)||£75,973 (574th)||£72,579 (579th)||£65,471||£65,986 (525th)||£75,546 (6th)||£66,665 (170th)||£44,791 (373rd)|
|Communications Allowance||£2,641 (539th)||£1,931 (560th)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£10,957 (163rd)1||£14,381 (94th)2||£16,598 (40th)||£14,171||£18,589 (76th)||£20,236 (51st)||£28,642 (5th)||£19,001 (24th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£1,609 (32nd)||£624 (169th)||£2,806 (13th)||£1,869||£3,155 (20th)||£1,044 (157th)||£4,290 (2nd)||£413 (270th)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£2,445 (451st)||£514 (481st)||£777 (378th)||£645||£766 (joint 371st with 1 other)||£873 (joint 316th with 3 others)||£809 (432nd)||£1,368 (203rd)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£1,531 (458th)||£2,150 (390th)||£1,974||£1,468 (497th)||£2,203 (369th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,203 (joint 320th with 2 others)||£1,311 (36th)||£1,536||£1,565 (554th)||£1,565 (540th)||£1,399 (joint 577th with 1 other)||£0|
|Total||£141,006 (440th)||£126,043 (570th)||£136,090 (360th)||£131,021||£129,936 (193rd)||£141,910 (25th)||£139,761 (5th)||£101,261 (76th)|