Westminster News

Evennett gets behind National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford attended an event in Parliament last week to show his support for National Apprenticeship Week 2019, which aims to highlight the benefits of apprenticeships to employers, individuals, local communities and the wider economy in a week-long

Evennett supports Mental Health Campaign

Last Wednesday (30 January), Rt Hon Sir David Evennett MP joined representatives from the Action for Children charity to support the Parliamentary launch of ‘Build Sound Minds’, which is a campaign to help children and teenagers build good mental and emotional wellbeing.

Welcome Breakthrough on Brexit

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, welcomed the breakthrough on Brexit yesterday evening (29 January) in the House of Commons following a series of votes on differing amendments.

MP signs Brexit amendment

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has signed the amendment to the EU Withdrawal Act put forward by Andrew Murrison MP that states:

At end, add “and insists that the EU Withdrawal Agreement be amended so that the backstop shall expire on 31 December 2021”.

The EU Withdrawal Agreement

Last night I voted against the PM’s EU Withdrawal Agreement, as I believe the deal presented did not deliver the Brexit that the people of Bexleyheath and Crayford voted for, particularly with the proposed backstop which is not in the national interest.

Evennett furious at further Crossrail delay

Yesterday (10 December) it was announced there would be an additional delay to the opening of the Crossrail until at least 2020, and that it would be even further over budget. The line had originally been due to open this month, but was recently postponed to autumn 2019.

Evennett backs early action on FOBTs

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has supported amendments to the Finance Bill to bring forward the reduction of the maximum stake for fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs).

Pragmatic Budget for Brexit Britain

Yesterday afternoon (29 October) the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, delivered his Budget Statement. Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, was among MPs in the House of Commons Chamber listening to the Statement.

Evennett joins Tories in Birmingham

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett MP was one of six representatives from Bexleyheath and Crayford Conservatives to attend the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham this week (30 September - 3 October).