Nigel Evans

MP, Ribble Valley

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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: 21 Nov 2017

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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 Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 13 Sep 2017)
  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (28 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (25 Jun 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 67 written questions in the last year — 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 97.92% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
  • 102 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Nigel Evans’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1212 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 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)
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)
18 April 2017, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 25 April 2017)
25 May 2017, received £200. Hours: as above. (Registered 21 June 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)
21 April 2017, 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 21 June 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Dr B Al-Chalabi
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: R&A Championships Limited
Address of donor: Beach House, Golf Place, St Andrews, Scotland, KY16 9JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to attend The Open at Royal Birkdale, and associated hospitality; total value £550

Date received: 22 July 2017

Date accepted: 22 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration SC247047

(Registered 09 August 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £993.00

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 7-10 September 2017

Purpose of visit: To tour Gibraltar, attend briefings/meet with dignitaries and attend Gibraltar National Day.

(Registered 15 September 2017)
Name of donor: (1) London City Airport (2) Airbus
Address of donor: (1) Hartmann Rd, London E16 2PX (2) 316 Route de Bayonne, 31300 Toulouse, France

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £785 (2) transport and hospitality £290

Destination of visit: Toulouse, France

Dates of visit: 24-27 August 2017

Purpose of visit: Tour of Airbus headquarters and the A320 Assembly Lines.

(Registered 26 September 2017; updated 23 October 2017)
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 £5,000

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 16 – 23 September 2017

Purpose of visit: Taiwan APPG 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 13 October 2017)

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