Chris Evans

Labour/Co-operative MP for Islwyn

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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.

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Chris Evans has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Finance Bill: Clause 71 - Review of DST 1 Jul 2020

    The hon. Lady is making a fantastic speech; she is a lot more confident than I was when I entered the House. I have a word of warning for her: she said that she enjoyed the Finance Bill Committee. I was like her once—I said that, and I ended up sitting on six in a row. Even the most enthusiastic Member can get weighed down after a while. The real concern for the digital high street is how...
  • Finance Bill: Clause 71 - Review of DST 1 Jul 2020

    I rise to support amendment 18 on the digital services tax, and I will focus my comments on the pressures faced by businesses on high streets. The coronavirus crisis has brought into sharp focus the issues that high street businesses have faced over the past decade. Primarily, those include outdated and confusing business rates, sky-rocketing rent costs, and competition from the internet and...
  • Work and Pensions: Support for the Terminally Ill 29 Jun 2020

    When she plans to publish the findings of the Government’s review announced in July 2019 of how the welfare system supports people who are terminally ill.

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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

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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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Procurement
  • Electronic Government
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • Reoffenders
  • Energy: Prices

Currently held offices

  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (since 20 May 2020)
  • Member, Petitions Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
2 August 2019, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey. Hours: approx. 1 hr. Fee paid to direct to community organisations in my constituency. (Registered 07 August 2019)
Payments from Populus, 10 Northburgh Street, London EC1V 0AT, for surveys. All fees donated to charity:
20 March 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
16 May 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
22 May 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 25 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
25 July 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
13 September 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
20 September 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
20 November 2019, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 February 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
From 11 April 2018, 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. (Registered 24 April 2018; updated 10 October 2018)

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