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 increasing the rate of VAT 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 very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Edward Davey hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Annual Energy Statement 6 Nov 2014

    I thank the right hon. Lady for her reply, even if her last bit was slightly delusional, and for her support for things such as the Wood review, the Oil and Gas Authority and the European deal we secured and led on. On the energy market, the right hon. Lady talked about switching levels. It is true that switching levels were higher under the last Government, but that was because there was an...
  • Business of the House: Annual Energy Statement 6 Nov 2014

    My hon. Friend is right to focus on the last Government’s poor record on renewables. On coal, global investment in clean energy was outpacing global investment in fossil fuels last year and has been for the last few years, but he is right to warn about coal, because global coal prices have fallen, which has meant that some people are investing. That is one of the reasons why it is...
  • Business of the House: Annual Energy Statement 6 Nov 2014

    The hon. Lady had a distinguished career working for Citizens Advice, which has been a real champion on this point. Its latest campaign on pre-payment meters is something we are looking at seriously, and we are grateful to Citizens Advice for its evidence and research. Longer term, the introduction of smart meters will be important, because they will reduce the higher differential costs that...

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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 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 68.63% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1517 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 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)
(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)
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