Westminster News

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).

Evennett welcomes rethink on Phlebotomy services

Earlier this year, Lewisham and Greenwich Trust considered changing the appointments system at Erith Hospital for blood tests, moving from an appointment based system to a drop-in service.

Evennett appointed to Policy Group

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Policy Group ‘Building a fairer society’. Rt Hon Maria Miller MP will also serve as Co-Chair, and full membership of the Group will be announced in due course.

Evennett backs ‘Make Blood Cancer Visible’ campaign

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended a Parliamentary reception on Tuesday (4 September) to help mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month. The event was hosted by the charity Bloodwise.