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 for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted moderately for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails

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Edward Davey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters 22 Jul 2014

    The Government's vision is for every home and smaller business in Great Britain to benefit from smart electricity and gas meters. The Government has placed an obligation on energy companies to take all reasonable steps to install smart meters at all domestic and smaller non-domestic premises by the end of 2020. The rollout of smart meters will bring major benefits to consumers and the country...
  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters 22 Jul 2014

    Energy suppliers are required to install meters compliant with the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS) in domestic and smaller non-domestic sites by the end of 2020. Meters compliant with either SMETS 1 or SMETS 2 standards will not need to be replaced by the end of 2020. As the SMETS 2 standard is not yet in force no installed smart meters currently meet it. Each energy...
  • Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters 22 Jul 2014

    The following cost estimates are taken from the smart metering impact assessment from January 2014. Item meter type Estimated installation costs () (a) Electricity smart (in domestic or non-domestic premises) 29 (b) Gas smart (in domestic or non-domestic premises) 49 (c) Electricity advanced (in non-domestic premises) 136 (d) Gas advanced (in non-domestic premises)...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton

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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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — 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 68.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 15 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.
  • 198 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Edward Davey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1483 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 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: Gaynor Higgs
(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 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Kathleen Henshall`
(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 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Robina Atherton
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,500
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Averil Henshall
(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 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Christopher Nicholson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,200
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Chris Leach
(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 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Christopher Nicholson
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£1,200
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Ian Montrose
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Chris Leach
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Chris Leach
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Ian Montrose
(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 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Henley Homes plc
(a) Address of donor: 103 Union St, London SE1 0LA
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000
(a) Donor status: company no 03718331
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Brompton Capital Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 35 South St, London W1K 2XE
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000
(a) Donor status: company, no 03275808
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Air Charter Services plc
(a) Address of donor: Millbank House, 171-185 Ewell Rd, Surbiton KT6 6AP
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£3,000
(a) Donor status: company, no 02525806
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
(a) Name of donor: Christine Lee & Co Ltd
(a) Address of donor: Cathy Building, 86 Holloway Head, Birmingham B1 1NB
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind:£5,000
(a) Donor status: company, no 02890577
(a) (Registered 7 November 2013)
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