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

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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Unauthorised Overdrafts 8 Feb 2017

    I thank my hon. Friend for securing this timely debate. Does she agree that it is sometimes in the banks’ interest to allow customers to run massive overdrafts so that they can push them on to even higher personal loans and other products, which they might not need and might not be right for them in the circumstances?
  • HMRC Estate 10 Jan 2017

    I am sorry, but I have to disagree with the Minister on customer service, having seen my wife wait for half an hour for someone at HMRC to answer the phone over Christmas and given that a previous NAO report has shown that three in 10 people give up before being answered, as the average waiting time is 47 minutes before somebody picks up the phone. As the Minister will know, this was only...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Gulf Co-operation Council 10 Jan 2017

    In December, the Foreign Secretary accused Saudi Arabia of “playing proxy wars” and destabilising the region. Soon afterwards, a spokesman for the Prime Minister said that that was not the Government’s view. Whose view was the Foreign Secretary expressing?

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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

  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Chris Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 14 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 70.21% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 61 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Evans’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 185 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Boxing Monthly magazine, 40 Morpeth Road, London E9 7LD, for articles:
7 February 2015, received £120 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 18 May 2016)
7 January 2016, received £120 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2016)
7 September 2016, received £120 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 September 2016)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees donated to community organisations. (Registered 09 November 2016)
11 March 2016, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 09 November 2016)
1 April 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2016)
1 April 2016, payment of £100. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2016)
20 May 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2016)
31 October 2016, payment of £75. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 09 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Lawn Tennis Association
Address of donor: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket with hospitality to the ATP World Tour Finals, total value £605

Date received: 20 November 2016

Date accepted: 20 November 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07459469

(Registered 02 December 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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