Chris Evans

Shadow Minister (Tech and Digital Economy)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn

@VoteChrisEvans https://facebook.com/ChrisEvansforIslwyn

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Your MP (Chris Evans) represents you, and all of the people who live in Islwyn, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Procurement
  • Electronic Government
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Ministry of Defence: Disclosure of Information
  • Ministry of Defence: Vacancies

Currently held offices

  • Member, Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) Bill Committee (since 17 Apr 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Tech and Digital Economy) (since 28 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Welsh Grand Committee (since 18 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) ( 5 Sep 2023 to 28 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Procurement Bill [HL] Committee (25 Jan 2023 to 21 Feb 2023)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (14 May 2021 to 5 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Petitions Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 13 Jul 2021)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 21 Sep 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Recent appearances

  • War Graves Week 14 May 2024

    I begin by thanking the right hon. Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Dame Diana Johnson) for their service as commissioners on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. I also wish to comment on the speeches of the right hon. Members for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) and for Horsham (Sir Jeremy Quin). The words that they have spoken...
  • War Graves Week 14 May 2024

    I begin by thanking the right hon. Member for Ludlow (Philip Dunne) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull North (Dame Diana Johnson) for their service as commissioners on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. I also wish to comment on the speeches of the right hon. Members for Beckenham (Bob Stewart) and for Horsham (Sir Jeremy Quin). The words that they have spoken...
  • Science, Innovation and Technology: Personal Data 17 Apr 2024

    We are told that this is the general election year. In other countries, we already see those who want to manipulate democracy using AI to scrape together personal details, including someone’s face and voice, allowing them to falsify candidates’ views. What the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) raised about the GLA candidate is pertinent. As we quickly approach the second half of...

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Writing a book
Payer: David Luxton Associates Ltd, 23 Hillcourt Avenue, London N12 8EY
Payment: £4,100 as an advance for a book.
Received on: 28 April 2023. Hours: 150 hrs (estimated at 100 to 150 hrs between 28 April 2023 and 1 April 2025).
Ultimate payer: Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP
(Registered 10 May 2023)
Payment: £1,158.56 as royalties for a book.
Received on: 1 October 2023. Hours: no additional hours.
Ultimate payer: Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3DP
(Registered 12 October 2023)
Role, work or services: Royalties for a book
Payer: David Luxton (Literary Agent), First Floor, Jebsen House, 53-61 High Street, Ruislip, Middlesex, England, HA4 7BD
Payment: £461
Received on: 4 April 2024. Hours: no hours entered.
Ultimate payer: Bloomsbury (Publisher), Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B
(Registered 16 April 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
Administrative Steward and Director (unpaid) of the British Boxing Board of Control. From time to time I attend contests where I undertake my voluntary duties as Steward.
Date interest arose: 11 April 2018
(Registered 24 April 2018; updated 10 October 2018)

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