Edward Davey

MP, Kingston and Surbiton

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Kingston and Surbiton Liberal Democrat

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prison and Youth Custody Centre Safety 19 Jul 2017

    The Minister is right to say that legislation will not solve this crisis by itself—many other measures are necessary—but will he tell the House why the Prisons and Courts Bill, which was drafted and had made some progress in the previous Parliament, has been dropped? If the Government are committed to prison reform, why have they dropped a piece of legislation that was ready to be...
  • Schools Update 17 Jul 2017

    The Secretary of State will know that the National Audit Office said just a few months ago that school budgets needed an extra £3 billion by 2020 to avoid cuts. How does she square that figure with the £1.3 billion that she has announced today over two years? She also knows that the high needs budget—spending on special educational needs—is rising faster than inflation...
  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul: Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry 12 Jul 2017

    The right hon. Gentleman makes a very important point. He and the House might like to know that when I was a junior Business Minister, people from No. 10 and the Cabinet Office asked me whether we should get rid of fire safety regulations for girls’ and ladies’ nightdresses and furniture. I said no. We did not get rid of them, nor should we have done. He is absolutely right that...

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Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton

Entered the 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

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (3 Feb 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (17 May 2010 to 3 Feb 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) (18 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Without portfolio (5 Dec 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (5 Mar 2006 to 10 Dec 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (10 May 2005 to 5 Mar 2006)
  • 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 Sub-committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (22 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (7 Nov 1997 to 14 Feb 2000)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Edward Davey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 1556 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 31 Jul 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Unless otherwise stated, all earnings paid to Energy Destinations Ltd, and will be used to benefit my disabled son.
Chairman of Mongoose Energy, a firm majority-owned by community benefit societies that develops, acquires, builds, finances and manages community-owned renewable energy installations. From 1 June 2017 I receive £5,000 every three months for an expected quarterly commitment of 24 hours. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Payment of £15,000 expected for the period October 2016 to June 2017. Hours: no hours since my election. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Consultant on political issues and policy analysis to Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose St, London EC2A 2EG. From 1 June 2017 I receive £5,000 a month for an expected monthly commitment of six hours. (Registered 06 July 2017)
4 July 2017, received £5,000 for work undertaken on 9 May 2017. Hours: no hours since my election. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Payment of £3,000 expected from MHP Communications, 6 Agar St, London WC2N 4HN for work undertaken during April and May 2017, before I resigned on 8 May 2017. (Registered 06 July 2017)
23 June 2017, received payment of £6,000 for services as non-executive director and adviser on clean tech investments to Nord Engine Capital Ltd, 42 Lothbury, London EC2R 7HG, a company which invests in European and North American SMEs and advises on market entry into China. I have resigned from these roles. (Registered 06 July 2017)
22 June 2017, £285 paid direct to me by Guardian News and Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for writing an article. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Member of the Advisory Board of Next Energy Capital, a specialist investment and asset manager in the international solar sector. I receive £4,500 every three months for a quarterly commitment of 12 hours. (Registered 06 July 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Andrew Dixon
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Joe Zammit-Lucia
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Nord Engine Capital Ltd
Address of donor: 41 Lothbury, London EC2R 7HG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 9399462

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Genmed Commercial Finance Ltd
Address of donor: Lincoln House, 137-143 Hammersmith Road, London W14 0QL

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: company, registration 02426578

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Valerie Williams
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Apogee Corporation Ltd
Address of donor: Nimbus House, Liphook Way, Maidstone ME16 0FZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,500

Donor status: company, registration 02853595

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Thomas Goode and Co Ltd
Address of donor: 35 South St., London W1K 2XE

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: company, registration 00151415

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Christine Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Christopher Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Dinesh Dhamija
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Ian Montrose
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 06 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
50% share in Energy Destinations Ltd, a consultancy. (Registered 06 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Chairman (unpaid) of Fit for the Future, a network of mainly charities helping organisations to become climate-friendly and resilient. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Trustee of Tourism for all, a charity. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Member of the Grantham Advisory Board, providing advice on climate change and the environment to the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and Imperial College, University of London. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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