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.
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 40 votes against, 12 absences, between 2014–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018
The expanding digital economy will bring further opportunities for Welsh businesses, yet they tell me all the time that broadband speeds are still too slow to trade. What are the Government doing about this?
What recent assessment he has made of the political and security situation in Turkey.
In the light of President Erdoğan’s election at the weekend, what pressure can the Government bring to bear to ensure that human rights and the rule of law are upheld in that country?
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Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015
Topics of interest
Chris Evans campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Cabinet Office
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Electronic Government
- Jobcentre Plus
Currently held offices
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
4 January 2018
, payment of £200, made direct to charity. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 24 January 2018)
7 March 2018
, received £120 from Boxing Monthly, 40 Morpeth Road, London E9 7LD, for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 21 March 2018)
28 February 2018
, received royalty payment of £107.95 from Pitch Publishing Ltd, A2 Yeoman Gate, Yeoman Way, Worthing BN13 3QZ, for a book. Hours: estimated at 100 hrs between March 2016
and June 2017
. (Registered 20 April 2018
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