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.

  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Counter-terrorism 29 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Prevent Strategy in countering radicalisation.
  • County Court Judgments 16 Nov 2016

    Just before the bell rang, I was about to say that a recent investigation published by the Daily Mail found that 900,000 CCJs were issued last year, a greater than 33% increase on the previous three years. The investigation highlighted the particular case of ParkingEye, a company responsible for many private carparks in this country and a significant user of CCJs to enforce fines. In the...
  • County Court Judgments 16 Nov 2016

    Absolutely. As a member of that all-party parliamentary group, I pay tribute to the hon. Gentleman’s chairmanship. He knows my interest in real-time credit scoring and that I think the situation is in desperate need of reform. I have always said that such reform would be a win-win situation: a win for the lenders because they would know to whom they were lending, and a win for the...

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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

Expenses

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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 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)
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)
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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