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.
This is a selection of Edward Davey’s votes.
Generally voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
9 votes for, 2 votes against, 7 absences, between 2012–2018
Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
1 vote for, 3 votes against, 5 absences, between 2008–2014
Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2013
Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2004–2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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Edward Davey has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 5 Sep 2018
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Sep 2018.
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)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
50% share in Energy Destinations Ltd, a consultancy. (Registered 06 July 2017)
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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