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Edward Davey

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Social Justice)

Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton

@EdwardJDavey

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Edward Davey’s voting in Parliament

Edward Davey is a Liberal Democrat MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Liberal Democrat MPs.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Feb 2020

    When Kevin Simpson’s partner of over 12 years died and his two children lost their mother, the family received no bereavement support payments at all. Because the parents were unmarried, the law denied that support to the two grieving children. The High Court ruled last Friday that this breached the children’s human rights, so when will the Government obey the rule of law and legislate...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 12 Feb 2020

    When Kevin Simpson’s partner of over 12 years died and his two children lost their mother, the family received no bereavement support payments at all. Because the parents were unmarried, the law denied that support to the two grieving children. The High Court ruled last Friday that this breached the children’s human rights, so when will the Government obey the rule of law and legislate...
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability Funding — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 29 Jan 2020

    I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate, and I declare an interest as the father of a child with special needs and an EHCP being administered by Achieving for Children. Does my hon. Friend agree that not only does that company have to improve, but the accumulated debt on Kingston Council’s balance sheet, on Richmond’s balance sheet, and indeed on those of local authorities...

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Profile

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
  • Home Office
  • Council Tax
  • Social Housing
  • Iraq: Asylum
  • Housing
  • Teachers

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Social Justice) (since 6 Jan 2020)
  • Acting Leader, Liberal Democrats (since 13 Dec 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 21 Aug 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats (3 Sep 2019 to 13 Dec 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (21 Aug 2019 to 21 Oct 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (16 Jun 2017 to 21 Aug 2019)
  • 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)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs) (18 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (without Portfolio) (5 Dec 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (5 Dec 2006 to 18 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Trade and Industry) (5 Mar 2006 to 10 Dec 2006)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) (5 Mar 2006 to 10 Dec 2006)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education) (10 May 2005 to 5 Mar 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)
  • Liberal Democrat 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)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Chief Secretary to the Treasury) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Olympics and London) (1 Jun 2000 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • 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)
  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)
  • Liberal Democrat Whip (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jun 2001)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

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)
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)
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: Christopher Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 21 February 2019)
Name of donor: Chris Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation: £10,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 October 2019)
Name of donor: Tina Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 October 2019)
Name of donor: Joseph Zammit-Lucia
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Robert A Laurence
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: 12 Property FE Ltd
Address of donor: c/o Barnes Roffe LLP3, Brook Business Centre, Cowley Mill Road Uxbridge UB8 2FX

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

Donor status: company, registration 09351326

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Alexandra M Christiansen
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Infinergy Ltd
Address of donor: 16 West Borough,Wimborne BH21 1NG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 04732465

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Ian Montrose
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Valerie M Williams
Address of donor: private

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

Donor status: individual

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Next Energy Capital
Address of donor: 5th Floor Office, North Side 7-10 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London W1G 9DQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Donor status: company, registration 05975223

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: Ashtonleigh Homes Limited
Address of donor: 14 Highbury Road, London SW19 7PR

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

Donor status: company, registration 07257566

(Registered 10 January 2020)
Name of donor: DCD London and Mutual
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,000

Donor status: company, registration 02896868

(Registered 31 January 2020)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Pim Piers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500 towards my campaign for leadership of the Liberal Democrat party

Date received: 29 April 2019

Date accepted: 29 April 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2019)
Name of donor: Pim Piers
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 for a thank you party following my campaign for leadership of the Liberal Democrat party

Date received: 20 July 2019

Date accepted: 20 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 25 July 2019)
Name of donor: Chris Leach
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500 towards my campaign for leadership of the Liberal Democrat party

Date received: 19 June 2019

Date accepted: 11 July 2019

Donor status: individual

(Registered 09 August 2019)
Name of donor: DCD London and Mutual
Address of donor: 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,500 towards my campaign for leadership of the Liberal Democrat party

Date received: 17 May 2019

Date accepted: 20 May 2019

Donor status: company, registration 02896868

(Registered 31 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Board Member (unpaid) of Fit for the Future, a network of mainly charities helping organisations to become climate-friendly and resilient. Until October 2019, I was the Chairman. (Registered 06 July 2017; updated 31 January 2020)
Trustee of Tourism for all, a charity. (Registered 06 July 2017)
From 14 September 2017, Board member of POWERful Women (PfW), a professional initiative to advance gender diversity within the energy sector. (Registered 01 November 2018)

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