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Islwyn MP hits out at ‘catastrophic waste of public money’ by the Ministry of Justice

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has hit out at a prisoner tagging programme which has been described as a ‘catastrophic waste of public money’ by an influential parliamentary committee. The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee, of which Chris Evans is a member, made the damning comments after conducting an inquiry into […]


Islwyn MP warns of Brexit border uncertainty

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has warned that the government’s approach to UK borders after Brexit is risky following a new report from the Public Accounts Committee. According to a report published today by the influential committee, of which Mr Evans is a member, assumptions made by the government that border activity […]


Fears raised wales could be a dumping ground for radioactive mud

At a recent meeting of the Public Accounts Committee, Islwyn MP Chris Evans has raised concerns about plans to dump up to 300,000 tonnes of mud from Hinkley Point just off the Welsh coast in Cardiff. In 2013, EDF Energy were granted a license by Natural Resources Wales to deposit mud from the seabed by […]


MP demands action and slams ‘disgraceful’ standard of forces accommodation

The MP for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has said the standard of accommodation offered to armed forces personnel and their families is ‘disgraceful’ and the government must take action to ensure improvements. At a Westminster Hall debate on the future shape of the Armed Forces, the Gwent MP hit out at the poor service provided by […]