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 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 hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [9th Allotted Day] 15 Jan 2019

    We have heard time and again in the Chamber today that the people should have a final say. Well, the people did have a final say, and it was in 2016. Just because hon. Members cannot quite come to terms with the fact that the public were not sufficiently scared witless to vote to remain in the European Union, it is no excuse for us not to listen to what they had to say. Fifty-seven per cent....
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [9th Allotted Day] 15 Jan 2019

    We hear it said a lot that neither the EU nor the UK wants to implement the backstop and that it would be temporary. If that is the case, why does the right hon. Gentleman believe that the European Union will not budge on at least making the backstop time-limited?
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act: [9th Allotted Day] 15 Jan 2019

    We have talked about trust and promises, which are vital. We promised to deliver on the outcome of the referendum. It was this House that gave the people the referendum in the first place. We passed our sovereignty to the people and promised that we would deliver on their verdict. That verdict was to leave the European Union. Does not the hon. Gentleman believe that if we failed to deliver...

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • 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)
  • Deputy Speaker (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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Nigel Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 110 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 72.97% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • 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") 1226 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

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)
18 January 2018, received final instalment of £5,450. Hours: as above. (Registered 19 January 2018)
Payments from Studio Sixty Billion, The Metal Box Factory, 30 Great Guildford St., London SE1 0HS, for appearing on ‘Russia Today’:
12 January 2018, received £750. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 19 January 2018)
Payments from Wireless Group, News UK & Ireland Ltd, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF, for appearing on Julia Hartley Brewer Talk Radio Live:
7 March 2018, received £450 for appearances on 15 January, 1 February and 26 February 2018. Hours: 3 hrs in total. (Registered 12 March 2018)
23 May 2018, received £300 for appearances on 3 April and 2 May 2018. Hours: 2 hrs in total. (Registered 24 May 2018)
20 June 2018, received £150 for appearance on 4 June 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 June 2018)
3 September 2018, received £300 for appearance on 6 July and 14 August 2018. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 21 September 2018)
17 July 2018, received £150 from the BBC, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA, for appearing on Any Questions on 6 April 2018. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 17 July 2018)
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 £1220.30

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-11 September 2018

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

(Registered 21 September 2018)

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