Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

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Chris Evans MP supports World AIDS Day 2022

Chris Evans MP supports World AIDS Day 2022

This World AIDS Day, Chris Evans MP is remembering those that lost their lives to AIDS- related illnesses since the start of the epidemic and stands in solidarity with everyone battling the virus today. Across the world, there are 38.4 million people living with HIV...

My latest Argus column

My latest Argus column

Published 11th November 2022 As we observe Remembrance Day, it can be easy to feel distant from the people whose bravery and service we are commemorating. Both today and on Sunday, we will honour those who have served our country and those who are still serving. Last...

Islwyn MP welcomes Caerphilly Unison branch to Parliament

Islwyn MP welcomes Caerphilly Unison branch to Parliament

Chris Evans MP has met with representatives from Unison Caerphilly branch in Parliament to discuss the cost- of- living crisis and his constituency Islwyn. The Islwyn MP heard about how the cost – of- living crisis is affecting unison members, and how in-work poverty...

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs’ “Open Doors” campaign 

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs’ “Open Doors” campaign 

Chris Evans, Member of Parliament for Islwyn helped raise awareness of the rights of assistance dog owners when he met with Guide Dogs at the Labour Party Conference.   The law gives assistance dog owners, including guide dogs owners, the right to access businesses...

My latest Argus column

My latest Argus column

Published on 14th of August As the Conservative leadership contest drags on the two contenders pretend the last 12 years of Tory government have never happened. On one hand you have Sunak responsible for inflation at a 40 year high and on the other, there’s Liz Truss,...

Islwyn MP encourages people to take part in Cycle to Work Day 2022

Islwyn MP encourages people to take part in Cycle to Work Day 2022

Thursday 4th August marks this year’s Cycle to Work Day and Chris Evans MP is encouraging people to ditch their cars and cycle to work. Cycle to Work Day aims to inspire people to break their usual commuting habits and travel on their bikes to reduce air pollution and...

Chris Evans MP celebrates Love Parks Week 2022

Chris Evans MP celebrates Love Parks Week 2022

This week Chris Evans MP is celebrating Love Parks Week 2022 and is encouraging people across his constituency to go out and explore their local park.  In Islwyn, there is a wide variety of green spaces, including Cwmcarn Forest drive, Blackwood showfields and...

Islwyn MP supports World Hepatitis Day 2022

Islwyn MP supports World Hepatitis Day 2022

Chris Evans MP is proudly supporting World Hepatitis Day in aiming to eradicate Hepatitis by 2030. On this World Hepatitis Day, the Islwyn MP is raising awareness of the disease and its symptoms so parents can spot them early.  Symptoms can include dark urine,...

MP for Islwyn Supports the Cymru Versus Arthritis Campaign

MP for Islwyn Supports the Cymru Versus Arthritis Campaign

In a Parliamentary reception on Wednesday 13th July, Chris Evans MP met with researchers, campaigners and healthcare workers from Versus Arthritis. With almost one-third of the population suffering from musculoskeletal conditions, the work being done by the Welsh...

My latest Argus column

My latest Argus column

Published on 3rd of July For two years we were subject to restrictions which meant we were unsure when we could next go abroad. Many of us spent this time planning our perfect holiday, dreaming of a time when we could be on relaxing on a beach or taking in the sights...

Islwyn MP supports summer reading challenge

Islwyn MP supports summer reading challenge

Chris Evans MP is this week supporting the Reading Agency who have teamed up with the Science Musuem for the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, which begins in Wales on Saturday 9th July.   Mr Evans is encouraging families from across Wales to get involved with this...

My latest Argus column

My latest Argus column

Published on 22nd of May An international war dominating the news, high inflation and a government doing very little to help living standards, it all feels like a throwback to the 1980’s. Unfortunately, these events are not confined to the history books. As inflation...

Local MPs join together to support Risca volunteer group

Local MPs join together to support Risca volunteer group

Local MPs Chris Evans and Jessica Morden visited the We Connect café today to show support for the work of the Risca Covid-19 Volunteers group. The We Connect café in Risca is run entirely by volunteers and uses profits from the café to fund their Community Pantry....