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 strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
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Edward Davey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Smart metering 5 Mar 2015

    Following a proposal from the Data and Communications Company (DCC) to adopt an alternative delivery plan, I have today approved the DCC’s plan as provided for under powers in the DCC’s licences – which were granted under sections 7AB(2) of the Gas Act 1986 and section 6(1A) of the Electricity Act 1989. Under this revised plan, the DCC will plan to deliver operational...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Cutting the cost of keeping warm: a fuel poverty strategy for England 3 Mar 2015

    Today I will be publishing the fuel poverty strategy for England as required under the Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Act 2000 following extensive consultation held from July to October 2014.[1] This new fuel poverty strategy, the first in nearly 14 years, aims to set a durable framework for future fuel poverty policies with an ambitious new legal target, accompanying milestones and a...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Household Energy Bills 5 Feb 2015

    Energy bills remain a worry for many, so we have three main ways of helping households: giving direct financial help, promoting competition and enabling energy efficiency. Our financial help includes the 2.15-billion winter fuel allowance for pensioners, and more than 31 million will be spent this winter on providing assistance to more than 2 million low-income and vulnerable...

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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)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (18 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • 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)
  • Without portfolio (5 Dec 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry (21 Mar 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (5 Mar 2006 to 10 Dec 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education & Skills (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (10 May 2005 to 5 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)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (1 Jun 2002 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Shadow Minister (Olympics and London) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (7 Nov 1997 to 14 Feb 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2000)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 14 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 68.99% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 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") 1546 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Feb 2015.

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)
(a) Name of donor: Christopher Nicholson
(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 14 January 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Christopher Nicholson
(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 11 February 2015)
8. Land and Property
House in Dorset.

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