Edward Davey

MP, Kingston and Surbiton

Kingston and Surbiton Liberal Democrat

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How Edward Davey voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Edward Davey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Energy and Climate Change: Energy Bills 18 Dec 2014

    Mr Speaker, with permission I will answer this question with questions 3, 7, 10, 15 and 16. There are three main ways in which we help people with their energy bills: first, with money, to help vulnerable customers with their energy bills with policies like the winter fuel payment, the warm home discount and cold weather payments; secondly, by helping people save energy and so cut their bills...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Energy Bills 18 Dec 2014

    First, Mr Speaker, I apologise for not getting the list of questions right. My hon. Friend the Member for Argyll and Bute (Mr Reid) makes a good point. We expect heating oil companies to pass on the savings they are making. They do not hedge in the way that electricity and gas companies do in relation to the long-term forward markets; I understand that heating oil forward purchases are done...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Energy Bills 18 Dec 2014

    Actually, it was the last Labour Government who got rid of price regulation from the regulatory tool book. This Government have supported the referral of the energy market to the independent competition authorities. That is a policy that the last Government—and the present Leader of the Opposition when he was doing my job—failed to pursue.

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Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • Education and Skills
  • Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Council Tax
  • Social Housing
  • Iraq: Asylum
  • Housing
  • Teachers

Currently held offices

  • The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (17 May 2010 to 3 Feb 2012)
  • Shadow Foreign Secretary (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chair of Campaigns & Communications, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Leader's Chief of Staff & Chair of Campaigns & Communications, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (27 Jul 2007 to 6 Mar 2008)
  • Leader's Chief of Staff, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfoloio Responsibilities (20 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Leader's Chief of Staff, Cross-Portfolio and Non-Portfolio Responsibilities (19 Dec 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry (21 Mar 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education & Skills (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.63% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1523 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Haroon R Sheikh
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 10 June 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Caffeine Partnership
(a) Address of donor: 2 Townsend House, 22 Dean Street, London W1D 3RY
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 05988061
(a) (Registered 15 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: R J Carroll
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ian Montrose
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Neil Sherlock
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 October 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Duncan Greenland
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 October 2014)
8. Land and Property
House in Dorset.

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