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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
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 12 votes against, between 2013–2016
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
60 votes for, 15 votes against, 34 absences, between 2012–2020
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2018
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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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...
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 Primarily, those include outdated and confusing business rates, sky-rocketing rent costs, and competition from the internet and...
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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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
Chris Evans campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Cabinet Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Electronic Government
- Jobcentre Plus
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
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)
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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