Westminster News

Evennett welcomes deposit return scheme

A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and significantly reduce the amount of waste polluting our land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed today (28 March).

Evennett Backs Social Mobility Pledge

Today (28 March) MPs took part in a Westminster Hall Debate on ‘Social Mobility and the Economy’. The debate was secured by the former Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, and she also used the opportunity to launch the Social Mobility Pledge.

Evennett urges rethink on passports

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has urged the Home Secretary to think again on the proposal to award a contract for the printing of the new blue passports post-Brexit to a French-Dutch company.

Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended a Parliamentary event on Wednesday (28 February) to help support Marie Curie’s ‘Great Daffodil Appeal’.

Evennett supports World Book Day

World Book Day is an annual event which is held in the UK on the first Thursday in March. It is observed in over 100 countries and has been designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading.

Evennett Welcomes Post-18 Education Review

The Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, has announced a major review across post-18 education and funding, in which she acknowledged concerns with the current funding system.

Remembering the Holocaust

Earlier this week (Monday 15 January), local MP Rt Hon David Evennett signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s (HET) Book of Commitment in Parliament. In doing so, Mr Evennett pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, which is next Saturday 27 January.

Statement from Rt Hon David Evennett MP

I am leaving the Whips Office and the Government at this reshuffle having served on the front bench since 2005. As a former teacher, I hope to get more involved on education issues from the backbenches and will continue to strongly support our PM and Conservative Government.