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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2017
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
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
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
Voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2016
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Chris Evans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans his Department has to increase funding from the public purse to the creative industries.
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department is taking steps to ensure that the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production applies to the UK after it leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the loss of freedom of movement on the UK entertainment sector.
More of Chris Evans’s recent appearances
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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