Chris Evans

MP, Islwyn

Islwyn Labour/Co-operative

Chris Evans’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Cabinet Office and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Government Efficiency Savings 22 Mar 2017

    The electrification of the railway from Paddington to Swansea has an overspend of £1.2 billion. The Minister knows that it is not an isolated case, with a number of infrastructure projects overspending. What is the Department doing to ensure, before the Government sign contracts, that the targets are not over-optimistic?
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 22 Mar 2017

    Air and road pollution, brought about mainly by diesel engines, causes 40,000 early deaths in this country, while also causing severe lung diseases such as bronchitis and asthma among young people and children. Hafodyrynys Road in Crumlin, which is in my constituency, is the most polluted road in the United Kingdom outside London. It is an absolute disgrace. Most of the pollution is caused by...
  • Counter-Daesh Update 15 Mar 2017

    I thank the Secretary of State for her statement, and I associate myself with all the comments about our coalition forces and the aid workers working in very difficult circumstances in Iraq and Syria. It is good news that eastern Mosul has been liberated. No doubt, western Mosul will follow. Once it is liberated, along with Raqqa, there is no doubt that Daesh will not see this as the end of...

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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

  • 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

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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 15 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 69.96% 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") 189 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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)

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