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.

  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Chris Evans’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Chris Evans’s full vote analysis page for more.

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

Recent appearances

  • 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?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Target Antibiotics Toolkit 5 Jul 2016

    The growth of antibiotic resistance is a massive problem worldwide, as the Minister knows. No new antibiotics have been classified for more than 25 years. This is a real problem, as antibiotic resistance increases. What are the Government doing to address the issue?
  • Bank Branch Closures 30 Jun 2016

    Does the Minister know of my interest in real-time credit scoring? Has she had a chance to look at that?

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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

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 69.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 57 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Evans’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 175 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Jul 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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