Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

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Chris Evans MP Honours UN International Day of Disabled People

In honour of the International Day of Disabled People, Chris Evans MP calls on the British Government to follow in the footsteps of the Welsh Government in 2002, and formally adopt the UN’s Social Model of Disability. This model sets out a different way to view...

Chris Evans MP shares the shocking impact of off-road biking

Chris Evans MP shares the shocking impact of off-road biking

On Friday the Islwyn MP joined the friends of Nant Gwyddon Forest and representatives from Gwent Police to see first-hand the damage caused to the landscape by off-road bikers. Mr Evans heard about the extent of off-road biking in the area; with some days seeing as...

Chris Evans MP supports the Down Syndrome Bill.

Chris Evans MP supports the Down Syndrome Bill.

Islwyn MP joins colleagues from across Parliament to support the Down Syndrome Bill which will be debated in the House of Commons on Friday, 26th November 2021. Dr Liam Fox's Private Members' Bill has introduced the Down Syndrome Bill. Dr Fox was chosen in the Private...

“Explore your Archives” Islwyn MP urges.

“Explore your Archives” Islwyn MP urges.

TV programmes such as “House Through Time”, and “Who Do You Think You Are” have raised the profile of archives with the public in the past few years. Islwyn MP Chris Evans hopes that this will help more people will see that archives hold huge value for everyone, and...

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs campaign on the use of e-scooters

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs campaign on the use of e-scooters

The MP for Islwyn helped raised awareness of the danger that unsafe e-scooter use poses for people with sight loss when they met the charity Guide Dogs at the Labour party conference. There are limited trials of rental e-scooters taking place in parts of the country...

Islwyn MP backs Stagecoach staff in pay negotiation

Islwyn MP backs Stagecoach staff in pay negotiation

Chris Evans, MP for Islwyn, has offered his support to the Stagecoach bus drivers and depot staff in their negotiations over unfair pay. Bus drivers for Stagecoach are considering action over their pay and conditions after Stagecoach refused to pay the same as their...

Universal Credit cut will cost millions for families in Islwyn.  

Universal Credit cut will cost millions for families in Islwyn.  

Figures from Islwyn MP Chris Evans reveal that over 6,000 households in his constituency will be hit by the cuts to universal credit. The Governments cut to support will cost households in the Islwyn constituency over £6.5 million a year. The cut of up to £20 a week...

Islwyn MP calls for an investigation into Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

Islwyn MP calls for an investigation into Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

  Islwyn MP, Chris Evans has called for a government investigation into Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Citing the high prices Dwr Cymru Welsh Water charge their customers together with their environmental record, Mr Evans said it was ‘shameful families were let down on...

Co-op Newbridge Statement – By Chris Evans MP

Co-op Newbridge Statement – By Chris Evans MP

Following the news of the imminent closure of the Co-Op store in Newbridge, Chris Evans, MP for Islwyn, has written to the CEO of Co-Op expressing his concern on the decision, which will have a huge impact on the local community.  Mr Evans said: ‘Over the past day I...

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Privacy policy

This privacy policy explains how the office of Chris Evans, Member of Parliament for Islwyn, will collect and use personal and/or sensitive data for the purpose of my work as an elected representative.   If you have any questions about the use of your personal...