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Islwyn MP slams ‘failure’ budget

Chris Evans, the Member of Parliament for Islwyn, has hit out at the budget statement delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Wednesday, and called for reforms. In the House of Commons, Mr Evans called for an end to the public sector pay cap, more focus on the consequences of Brexit, and banking reform. […]


‘Government unprepared for interest rate rise’ says Islwyn MP

The MP for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has accused the Government in the House of Commons of being unprepared for a rumoured rise in interest rates in November after failing to receive an answer on the matter at Treasury Questions. Speculation in The Financial Times and other national newspapers regarding a possible rise in interest rates […]


Islwyn MP backs campaign to scrap public sector pay cap

‘Scrap the Cap’. That was the message from Islwyn MP Chris Evans as he backed the growing campaign for the Government to lift the 1% cap on public sector pay in the upcoming Budget. On Wednesday 6th September, nursing staff held a demonstration in Westminster to call on the Chancellor to scrap the cap in […]


Islwyn MP hits out at ‘overspending’ railway electrification project

The MP for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has hit out during Treasury Questions at the cost and delays of the Great Western Railway electrification project and asked Ministers how they will stop projects overspending in future. Pointing out that the railway electrification project was supposed to provide ‘huge economic benefits’, the Gwent MP said the project […]


Government economic policy has failed

The MP for Islwyn, Chris Evans, has used a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament to highlight the government’s economic failures.