Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

Chris Evans MP

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR ISLWYN

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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....

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs’ “All Things Equal” campaign

Chris Evans MP backs Guide Dogs’ “All Things Equal” campaign

The MP for Islwyn has pledged their support to children and young people with a vision impairment through Guide Dogs’ “All Things Equal” campaign. At a Parliamentary event hosted by the charity Guide Dogs, Chris Evans met children, young people and their families to...

Welsh MP calls for FA to repay their debt to women’s football 

Welsh MP calls for FA to repay their debt to women’s football 

Chris Evans, MP for Islwyn, spoke in a Westminster Hall Debate about women’s football. The chair of the Archives and History All Party Parliamentary Group detailed the banning of women’s football by the FA from 1921 to 1971.   The fifty-year ban was described by the...

Islwyn MP praises Lauren Price in new GB Boxing report

Islwyn MP praises Lauren Price in new GB Boxing report

The Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for boxing, Chris Evans MP, has identified the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as a major opportunity for boxing to build on the momentum provided by the historic, six medal winning performance of Great...

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...