Westminster News

Evennett backs Theresa May

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has given his support to the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May MP, to be the next Prime Minister. He voted for her in the Conservative Party leadership ballots this week.

Evennett attends England Golf Parliamentary Reception

Rt Hon David Evennett, Sports Minister and MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended the England Golf Parliamentary Reception yesterday (7 June). The event was accommodated by the APPG for Golf and hosted by Sarah Stirk.

MPs Discuss Battle of Jutland

Yesterday evening (25 May), MPs discussed the Battle of Jutland centenary in an Adjournment Debate secured by Flick Drummond MP.

Evennett attends Guide Dogs Lobby of Parliament

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford and Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, attended the Guide Dogs lobby of Parliament this afternoon (25 May) in Westminster Hall.

Evennett welcomes increased life chances for all

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford and Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, has welcomed the proposals outlined in the Queen’s Speech today (18 May) that will continue to bring public finances under control, strengthen national security, and increase life chances for the most disadvantaged.

Minister Supports FA Girls’ Football Week

The first FA Girls’ Football Week this year began on Monday 25 April, and is focused on encouraging both primary and secondary schools to organise football sessions for girls.

Golf Month Launch in Parliament

The Sports Minister, Rt Hon David Evennett MP, attended the launch of National Golf Month in Parliament today (27 April). It was held on Speaker’s Green and there were a number of activities throughout the day, including putting and hitting into the nets.

Celebrating Shakespeare

On Saturday 23 April the nation will mark 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. To celebrate the quatercentenary year, there are a wide range of events taking place in 2016 both in the UK and around the globe, including public performances, exhibitions, and creative activities.

Evennett welcomes major package of reforms to tax, pensions and savings

From today (6 April), people who reach retirement age will receive the new State Pension, with the full rate set at £155.65 per week. Over 75% of women and over 70% of men will benefit in the first 15 years of the new State Pension, and by 2030 more than three million women stand to gain an average of approximately £550 extra per year as a result of these changes.