Chris Evans

Labour/Co-operative MP for Caerphilly


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Labour/Co-operative MP for Caerphilly

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Also represented Islwyn

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Topics of interest

Chris Evans campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Procurement
  • Electronic Government
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Ministry of Defence: Disclosure of Information
  • Reoffenders

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) Bill Committee (17 Apr 2024 to 24 Apr 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Tech and Digital Economy) (28 Nov 2023 to 30 May 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) ( 5 Sep 2023 to 28 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (18 Jan 2022 to 30 May 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (14 May 2021 to 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (20 May 2020 to 30 May 2024)
  • Member, Petitions Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 13 Jul 2021)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 21 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (10 Dec 2012 to 18 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Science, Innovation and Technology: Internet Connectivity 22 May 2024

    For rural businesses, internet connectivity is essential. As we move into the summer, that will be the case for many tourism businesses. Sales can be lost and repeat business not return if tills and card machines do not work because of unreliable 4G and the internet going down. Very often, businesses suffer and do not see many sales. The National Audit Office recently said that the...
  • War Graves Week 14 May 2024

    I begin by thanking the right hon. Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Dame Diana Johnson) for their service as commissioners on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. I also wish to comment on the speeches of the right hon. Members for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) and for Horsham (Sir Jeremy Quin). The words that they have spoken...
  • Science, Innovation and Technology: Personal Data 17 Apr 2024

    We are told that this is the general election year. In other countries, we already see those who want to manipulate democracy using AI to scrape together personal details, including someone’s face and voice, allowing them to falsify candidates’ views. What the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) raised about the GLA candidate is pertinent. As we quickly approach the second half of...

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