Westminster News

Government Response to Brexit Ruling

Earlier today (24 January), the Supreme Court Justices voted by eight to three against the Government, meaning that Parliament’s approval is required before the Government can trigger Article 50 and formally begin the UK’s departure from the European Union.

MP's new role

Lord Commissioner to HM Treasury, Rt Hon David Evennett MP, has been appointed as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Whip with immediate effect. He was previously the Whip for the Education Department.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

On Tuesday 17 January, Rt Hon David Evennett MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment. His message read: “we must never forget the horrors and suffering of so many”.

Evennett welcomes Global Britain speech

In a landmark speech earlier today (17 January), the Prime Minister set out the Government’s 12 negotiating objectives for Brexit, which aims to get the right deal abroad whilst ensuring a better deal for ordinary working people in the UK.

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Parliamentary Reception

Bexleyheath and Crayford MP, Rt Hon David Evennett, attended the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Afternoon tea on Tuesday 10th January 2017. The event was sponsored by Labour Whip Mark Tami MP.

Evennett votes to invoke Article 50

On Wednesday evening (7 December) MPs overwhelmingly voted in favour of the timetable set out by the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, to trigger Article 50 by the end of March 2017 to begin the formal procedure of leaving the EU.

Evennett welcomes Transport Secretary’s rail plan

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has welcomed plans unveiled today (6 December) by the Transport Secretary, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, to bring track and train operations together.

A Country That Works For Everyone

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended the Conservative Party Conference with local activists in Birmingham this week. He listened to many speeches in the main hall, attended a variety of fringe meetings, and met with a number of organisations.

Evennett Appointed Lord Commissioner

Bexleyheath& Crayford MP, Rt Hon David Evennett, has been appointed by the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, to her Government as Lord Commissioner to HM Treasury (Government Whip). He held this role in the last government.