Nigel Evans

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Nigel Evans is the Conservative MP for Ribble Valley.

Tobacco Hospitality

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.[1]

JTI spent £23,000 entertaining MPs in the UK in six months during 2011.[2]

For more, see Tobacco Industry Hospitality for UK Politicians.

External Resources

Profile of Nigel Evans on TheyWorkForYou website.

Notes

  1. House of Commons Publications,‘Register of Members' Financial Interests - as at 13th December 2011’ (pdf), 13 December 2011, accessed 15 December 2011
  2. 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