Chris Evans

Shadow Minister (Defence)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn


Chris Evans’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Justice: Probation Service 12 Sep 2023

    What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the probation service.
  • Justice: Probation Service 12 Sep 2023

    I thank the Minister for that answer, but he will know that Napo, GMB and Unison all say that the probation service is facing soaring workloads. Employees are battling under the pressure and sickness rates are high. With many workers off sick, the impact on public safety will be massive. Something must be done. Stepping outside the politics of this, will he commit to working constructively...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Temporary Employment 17 Jul 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department spent on temporary staff in each year from 2015.

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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

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Topics of interest

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

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (since 14 May 2021)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • 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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Sep 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys. All fees paid direct to charity or local community organisations. (Updated 05 August 2022)
Payment of £225 expected for a survey completed on 18 November 2022. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 January 2023)
Payment of £50 expected for a survey completed on 20 December 2022. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 11 January 2023)
28 April 2023, received £4,100 from Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP, via David Luxton Associates Ltd, 23 Hillcourt Avenue, London N12 8EY, as an advance for a book. Hours: estimated at 100 to 150 hrs between 28 April 2023 and 1 April 2025. (Registered 10 May 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 11 April 2018, Administrative Steward and Director (unpaid) of the British Boxing Board of Control. From time to time I attend contests where I undertake my voluntary duties as Steward. (Registered 24 April 2018; updated 10 October 2018)

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