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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.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
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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...
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?
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
- Innovation and Skills
- Electronic Government
- Jobcentre Plus
- 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 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)
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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