Nigel Evans

MP, Ribble Valley

Ribble Valley Conservative

Nigel Evans’s voting in Parliament

Nigel Evans is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Nigel Evans sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Nigel Evans generally voted against encouraging occupational pensions, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Nigel Evans generally voted against university tuition fees, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Nigel Evans generally voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Nigel Evans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    I am sometimes asked by constituents who have watched our proceedings on television whether we really hate one another. They see us shouting across the Dispatch Box and ask, “What are they like after they’ve done battle?” I then explain the reality, which is that sometimes I have more difficulty with Members on my own side than with those sitting opposite.
  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    You know who they are, and they know who they are. The reality, of course, is that we build lasting and enduring friendships with Members from all parties, and none more so than the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Ms Stuart), who leaves an enduring legacy in the work she did on Brexit, and to whom I am grateful. Given your end-of-term latitude, Mr Speaker, I hope that you will...
  • Persecution and Detention of LGBT Citizens: Chechnya 20 Apr 2017

    May I pay tribute to you, Mr Speaker, for the support that you have given to the LGBT community ever since you have occupied the Chair and prior to that? It is absolutely right that this issue should be raised here, as it has been determined that we have more openly gay Members of Parliament in this Parliament than anywhere else in the world. I was asked in 2010 why I came out. It was partly...

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Conservative MP for Ribble Valley

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

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Topics of interest

Nigel Evans campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Surplus Assets Sales
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Ministerial Accommodation

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 28 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 25 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Administration Committee (8 Dec 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (7 Jul 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (8 Jun 2010 to 11 Sep 2013)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (13 Oct 2009 to 11 Sep 2013)
  • Member, International Development Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 13 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (8 Dec 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (23 Oct 2003 to 17 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Wales (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Aug 1999 to 31 Jul 2001)
  • Member, Environment Committee (20 Jan 1997 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Public Service Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Transport Committee (15 Dec 1992 to 5 Jul 1993)

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 116 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.02% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 32 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.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Evans’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1200 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Exclusive Press and Publicity Ltd, Golden Cross House, 8 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 4JF, in respect of three media engagements with (1) the Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT (2) the Daily Mirror, 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AP (3) ITV, The London Studios, 58-72 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT. Hours: 3 hrs for each; 9 hrs in total. To be paid in instalments. (Registered 15 August 2014; updated 2 June 2015)
10 March 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 07 April 2016)
5 April 2016, received £100. Hours: as above. (Registered 07 April 2016)
3 May 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 03 May 2016)
2 June 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 06 June 2016)
2 July 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 04 July 2016)
3 August 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 09 August 2016)
1 September 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 07 September 2016)
4 October 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 02 November 2016)
1 November 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 20 January 2017)
1 December 2016, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 20 January 2017)
12 January 2017, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 20 January 2017)
21 February 2017, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 28 February 2017)
14 March 2017, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 31 March 2017)
8 November 2016, received £1,600 for writing an article for the Daily Express, The Northern & Shell Building, Number 10 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6EN. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 23 December 2016)
17 November 2016, received £750 from Studio Sixty Billion, The Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford St., London, SE1 0HS for appearing on ‘Russia Today’. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 23 December 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £2,920

Destination of visit: Taipei

Date of visit: 19-22 May 2016

Purpose of visit: British-Taiwanese APPG delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to attend the inauguration of the new President Tsai Ing-Wen.

(Registered 01 June 2016)
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £1,377

Destination of visit: Uganda

Date of visit: 21-25 August 2016

Purpose of visit: Delegation to gain insight into the impact of UK support to Uganda to improve child health outcomes through DFID’s bilateral programmes and support to multilateral organisations.

(Registered 19 September 2016)
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £1,145

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-11 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Delegation from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar, at the invitation of HM Government of Gibraltar, to attend the National Day Celebrations, attend briefings and visit Parliament.

(Registered 05 October 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £4,000

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 25 September – 2 October 2016

Purpose of visit: part of a parliamentary delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 11 October 2016)

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