Chris Evans

MP, Islwyn

Islwyn Labour/Co-operative

Chris Evans campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Chris Evans’s voting in Parliament

Chris Evans is a Labour/Co-operative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour/Co-operative MPs.

This is a selection of Chris Evans’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Online Gaming (Consumer Protection): Post Offices in Wales — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 13 Sep 2016

    I hear what the Minister is saying, and it is good news that we all share the same aspiration to save post offices where we can. When postmasters come to me and say that their post office is under threat, the major issue is business rates. Have the Government looked at any ways of reducing business rates specifically for post offices?
  • Online Gaming (Consumer Protection): Post Offices in Wales — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] 13 Sep 2016

    I apologise for coming late to the debate, Mr Hollobone; I was held up a little bit. My hon. Friend from Wrexham raises a pertinent point. In Pontllanfraith in my constituency we are losing our post office; a campaign has been set up by councillors Gez Kirby, Mike Adams and Colin Gordon and it has attracted over 300 names. The real issue we have is that there is a lack of commercial help from...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Tidal Lagoons 13 Jul 2016

    As the Minister will know, many renewable energy projects depend on EU funding—[Hon. Members: “Hear, hear!”] Mr Speaker, I did not know I was that popular! Such projects include the Swansea bay tidal lagoon. Will the Minister provide a cast-iron guarantee that the UK Government will meet that funding if it is lost as we exit the EU?

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Profile

Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn

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

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Procurement
  • Electronic Government
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Cybercrime
  • Employment and Support Allowance: Medical Examinations

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
19 January 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey on 15 December 2015. Hours: 1 hr. Fee made payable to local health board. (Registered 27 January 2016)
Received on 7 February 2015, payment of £120 from Boxing Monthly magazine, 40 Morpeth Road, London E9 7LD, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 May 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Kuwait National Assembly
Address of donor: Arabian Gulf St, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, hotel accommodation, food and transport to a total value of £4,837

Destination of visit: Kuwait

Date of visit: 30 January – 2 February 2016

Purpose of visit: All Party Parliamentary Group on Kuwait delegation

(Registered 12 February 2016)

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