Westminster News

National Employability Day 2018

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, helped celebrate National Employability Day 2018 last Friday (29 June) at the Slade Green and Howbury Community Centre.

Evennett backs Government plans to halve Childhood Obesity

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has backed Chapter 2 of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, which was released over the weekend and, after consultation and legislation, aims to halve the number of obese children by 2030.

Evennett welcomes Thames Estuary Report

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has welcomed the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission’s report released today, in which the Commission recommend that Crossrail should be extended from Abbey Wood to Ebbsfleet.

Evennett joins Mencap at Parliamentary Reception

Rt Hon Sir David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended a Parliamentary Reception on Monday (18 June) hosted by the charity Mencap, to help celebrate Learning Disability Week and to learn about their ‘Treat Me Well’ campaign.

Evennett shows his support for Christian Aid Week

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, recently attended a Christian Aid Big Brekkie event in Parliament, to show his support for Christian Aid Week, which is 13-19 May.

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.