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 for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs 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
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Broadcasting 18 Oct 2016

    The hon. Lady is making an interesting speech. I want to focus on promoting the Welsh language. Does she agree that we have something to learn from our Scandinavian cousins, who have promoted their own language by selling programmes such as “The Killing” and “Wallander”? Does she think that there should be an emphasis on Welsh programmes being exported to the main...
  • Broadcasting 18 Oct 2016

    I am sorry, Madam Deputy Speaker. Please forgive me. Does the hon. Lady agree that we in Wales could learn from our Scandinavian cousins in selling programmes like “Wallander” and “The Killing” to mainstream network channels?
  • Broadcasting 18 Oct 2016

    It is indeed a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Rochester and Strood (Kelly Tolhurst). I recently bumped into her predecessor at the Welsh Assembly, of which he is a Member. I did not know that he had such strong links to Wales before becoming a Member of that institution, and neither did I assume that the hon. Lady did. It would be remiss of me not to mention the right hon. Member...

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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

  • 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: 17 Oct 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)
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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