Nigel Evans is the Conservative MP for Ribble Valley.
In May 2011, he accepted a ticket to the Chelsea Flower Show from Japan Tobacco International, worth £556.40. In December 2011, he took two tickets from JTI for a Paul McCartney concert at the O2 Arena, worth £350.
JTI spent £23,000 entertaining MPs in the UK in six months during 2011.
For more, see Tobacco Industry Hospitality for UK Politicians.
Profile of Nigel Evans on TheyWorkForYou website.
- House of Commons Publications,‘Register of Members' Financial Interests - as at 13th December 2011’ (pdf), 13 December 2011, accessed 15 December 2011
- Miles Goslett and Keith Gladdis, ‘Tobacco firm gave thousands of pounds worth of hospitality to nine MPs who opposed smoking bill’, Daily Mail, 23 November 2011, accessed 16 December 2011