Graham Evans

Former MP, Weaver Vale

Weaver Vale Conservative

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  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    It was a privilege to serve on the Work and Pensions Committee with the hon. Member for Oldham East and Saddleworth (Debbie Abrahams) in the last Parliament. I wish to focus my speech on two particular areas. First, it is not the case that the Government are using the change as a cost-cutting exercise. Secondly, I will address some of the comments made by Opposition Members on mental health...
  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    I am sorry, but I really want to make some progress so that other Members can have their say. More than two thirds of PIP recipients with a mental health condition receive the enhanced daily living component, compared with just 22% who used to receive the higher rate under the disability living allowance. This Government are investing more in mental health support than any other before them....
  • Personal Independence Payment: Regulations 29 Mar 2017

    I cannot comment on the specific case to which the right hon. Member for East Ham (Stephen Timms) referred. All I would say is that it does vary from case to case, and we can all give examples. In my experience, these changes to PIP have, overwhelmingly, been better for people with mental illness in my constituency.

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Former Conservative MP for Weaver Vale

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Graham Evans campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Treasury
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Departmental Training
  • Departmental Security
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Departmental Marketing
  • Departmental Official Hospitality

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (29 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 25 Mar 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Graham Evans’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 35 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 88.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Carlton Club Political Committee
Address of donor: Carlton Club, 69 St James's Street, London SW1A1PJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: company, registration 00573221

(Registered 22 November 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: International Republican Institute
Address of donor: 1225 Eye Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): airfare and accommodation at a total cost of £1,785.26, and a monetary allowance for incidentals at £184.66; approx. £1,969.92 in total

Destination of visit: Georgia (Tbilisi and Akhaltsikhe)

Dates of visit: 5-10 October 2016

Purpose of visit: to observe elections in Georgia.

(Registered 21 November 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £5,100

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 14-17 February 2017

Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers, officials, to discuss issues of bilateral relations, to visit world cup construction sites and see workers accommodation.

(Registered 24 February 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Cheryl Evans, as a Senior Secretary.

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