Roger Evans (Monmouth MP)

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Roger Kenneth Evans
Member of Parliament
for Monmouth
In office
9 April 1992 – 1 May 1997
Preceded by Huw Edwards
Succeeded by Huw Edwards
Personal details
Born (1947-03-18) 18 March 1947 (age 71)
Nationality British

Roger Kenneth Evans (born 18 March 1947) is a British Conservative politician.

Evans first stood for Parliament, unsuccessfully, at Warley West in October 1974 and again in 1979, but he was beaten by Labour's Peter Archer each time.

Evans contested Ynys Môn in the 1987 election. It was a Conservative seat with a majority of 1,684 votes from the 1983 election, but the Conservatives lost the seat to Plaid Cymru.

Evans was elected Member of Parliament for Monmouth in 1992, winning the seat back from Labour's Huw Edwards who had defeated Evans in by-election the previous year. However, at the 1997 general election, Edwards retook the seat. Evans stood again in 2001 when he lost by 384 votes.

Evans, a barrister, was a junior Social Security minister from 1994 to 1997.

See also[edit]


  • Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Limited, 1997 edition.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Huw Edwards
Member of Parliament for Monmouth
Succeeded by
Huw Edwards