Articles

Nigel Evans Pleased With Autumn Budget

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has praised Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Autumn Budget, which was unveiled on Wednesday after Prime Ministers Questions.

Nigel Evans Thrilled as Unemployment Falls

Under the Conservative government the unemployment rate has dropped from 7.9% down to 4.4%. This is the lowest unemployment rate since 1974. Currently there are 32.07 million people in the work force which is 338,000 more than June 2016.

Nigel Evans Welcomes Leasehold Reform

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has welcomed the Government’s new proposals to bring an end to leaseholds on new-build homes.

Nigel Evans Welcomes Investment in Battery Technology

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has praised the Government’s decision to invest £246 million to develop battery technology, a move which aims to drive the UK towards its modern industrial strategy.

 

Nigel Evans Slams Cuts to Police Counters

It has been revealed that 10 police stations in Lancashire, including Clitheroe, are in line to lose their counter staff by next January. The removal of counter staff essentially means affected police stations will not have their doors open for general public enquiries.

 

Nigel Evans Presses Europe to Review Tower Block Regulations

Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, speaking at the Council of Europe on Monday 26 June urged the council to bring the issue of Grenfell Tower, where 79 people are currently known to have died following a fire on a high-rise flat, to the forefront of the agenda.

 

Life in Parliament - By Ikenna Henry Onyebuchi

My name is Ikenna Henry Onyebuchi, I am an Old Stonyhurst boy that graduated from Stonyhurst College in 2016; now I am a first year law student at the University of Exeter.  On Monday 19th of June 2017, I started a work experience placement at the House of Commons for a week.

Nigel Evans Urges Common Sense Approach for 'Brexpats'

One of the burning issues during the Brexit negotiations is the reciprocal rights of UK citizens living in the EU, and EU citizens living in the UK. Nigel Evans, MP for the Ribble Valley, has been extremely active on this important matter.

Nigel Evans praises Queen's Speech

At 11:30am on Wednesday the 21st of June 2017, Parliamentarians experienced a visit from the Queen to deliver the Queen’s speech. This traditional practice, which takes place at the state opening of Parliament holds much political significance.