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Islwyn MP Joins Labours Defence Team

Chris Evans will be joining the Labour front benches Defence Team as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Shadow Defence Secretary John Healey. The news comes as new Labour Leader, Keir Starmer, finalises his front bench appointments.  Also joining the defence team in the Lords is Lord Touhig the former MP for Islwyn.   The Islwyn MP […]

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‘Nuclear test veterans deserve medal honour’ says Islwyn MP

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has today called on the Prime Minister to award former service personnel involved in nuclear weapons tests with a medal. During Prime Minister’s questions, Mr Evans asked the Prime Minister to honour nuclear test veterans for their service, which has long been campaigned for by the British […]

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‘Put British steel first’ says Islwyn MP

‘Put British steel first’ was the message from Islwyn MP, Chris Evans in the House of Commons. At Defence Questions Mr Evans urged the government to use UK steel as boost to the industry as part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The National Shipbuilding Strategy, published in September, aims to boost the Royal Navy through […]

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‘Recognise the vital role animals played in war’ says Islwyn MP

Islwyn MP, Chris Evans, has called for animals who fought side-by-side with soldiers during both World Wars to be recognised. Speaking after his election as Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Pigeon Racing, Mr Evans said: ‘Animals such as pigeons played a vital role in carrying messages during wartime. Their efforts alongside […]

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