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We need more apprenticeships but that can only happen if people know about them. That is why I am organising an annual apprenticeship fair.

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Growing our manufacturing

We need more high skilled jobs. That is why I am promoting Islwyn as the place to do business.

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Defending our high streets

Our high streets are the beating heart of our communities. I am working to protect them.

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Welsh Tourism Alliance wowed by Risca’s natural beauty.

Islwyn MP Chris Evans has been sharing the stunning landscapes of Risca and Crosskeys with the Welsh Tourism Alliance.  Mr Evans hosted the WTA Chairman Andrew Campbell and their Policy Adviser A[...]


Islwyn MP, Chris Evans calls for better support to keep people with arthritis in work

Mr Chris Evans MP joined people living with arthritis at a Parliamentary event in Westminster on Tuesday 2nd July. Chris Evans heard firsthand about the impact the chronic pain associated with the con[...]


Article first appeared in Western Mail 30.04.19

The Joyous Derry Girls is the hit show of the moment, it is filled with laughter. Derry Girls paints Derry as a town full of warmth and optimism. Its second season shows the road to the Good Friday Ag[...]


Statement on the closure of Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre

It is absolutely amazing that in the face of widespread opposition from the local community, a Labour Cabinet has taken the decision to close Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre. This decision is extremely [...]


Islwyn MP challenges the Chancellor on costly high street business rates. 

Islwyn MP challenges the Chancellor on costly high street business rates. Islwyn MP Chris Evans has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond to express his concerns about unfair bus[...]


The traditional high street is in danger of becoming a graveyard unless urgent action is taken to aid shops and businesses

That was the message from Islwyn MP on a visit to Tidals store in Blackwood. During his visit Mr Evans was told that those at the top of the High Street in Blackwood, Some shops, are charged £300 per[...]


Islwyn MP says it is time for the world to learn of Islwyn’s famous Welsh cakes.

Islwyn MP, Chris Evans has said it is time for the world to learn of Islwyn’s famous Welsh cakes. Mr Evans made the comments after popping along to Brace’s Bakery to sample their new line in Welsh[...]


Argus Column for March

March 2019 Eating disorders are an incredibly personal and private battle. They are not something to be taken lightly and can end with serious medical side effects. Yet there are toxic communities onl[...]


Islwyn MP ‘Concerned cuts will affect the ability of the police to respond to cases of Domestic Violence’

Chris Evans MP has expressed concern about the impact of spending cuts on police forces’ ability to respond to reports of domestic violence. Mr Evans speaking during the 16 days of Activism against [...]



This week Chris Evans MP attended an event hosted by Dogs Trust at the House of Commons where the charity called on the government to take urgent action to end the cruel practice of puppy smuggling. T[...]


A bad deal for Islwyn

This article originally appeared in the South Wales Argus  2.11.18 There can be little doubt there is one issue which has dominated the headlines in the past few weeks – Brexit. After two years of [...]


South Wales Argus Column 22.10.18

Last year in my constituency the daily mile initiative was launched at Pontllanfraith Primary School. What I really like about the daily mile initiative is it gets kids up and moving every day. A mile[...]