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 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
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, 15 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
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Chris Evans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 23 May 2018
I beg to move, That this House has considered the Government’s policy on continuing healthcare for people with terminal illnesses. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms McDonagh, in this important debate this afternoon. I rise to speak today as a member of the Public Accounts Committee, which in November last year held an inquiry into the National Audit Office’s...
I thank the hon. Gentleman for his intervention; he is always insightful. My experience is the same as his. Most people do not know about continuing healthcare. It is not just an issue for the Northern Irish, Scottish or Welsh Governments or whoever; it is a UK-wide issue. We are dealing with people who are near the end of their time on this earth, and we have a duty not just as politicians,...
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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: 18 Jun 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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