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Rt Hon Edward Davey, MP for Kingston & Surbiton and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

 

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Massive boost for clean, green energy

Published in Liberal Democrat Voice:

Today I have announced the award of 8 new contracts for renewable electricity projects which will provide around £12 billion of private sector investment and once built will contribute around 4% of Britain’s electricity capacity.

These projects will support 8500 jobs and our overall electricity reform plans will generate over 200,000 green jobs. These projects and the jobs created will be across Britain – from the Moray Firth to Liverpool Bay and from Teesside to Norfolk.

Five of the projects are for offshore wind power generation – further reinforcing the UK’s No 1 position for offshore wind capacity and investment.

Davey celebrates increase in income tax threshold

Edward Davey, Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston & Surbiton has celebrated the fact that from this April 5th 2014 (last weekend) Liberal Democrats in Government have delivered on their promise to raise the income tax threshold to £10,000 of their income.  This means that no-one pays tax on the first £10,000 they earn, resulting in a tax cut of £700 for 73,500 people in Kingsto

Davey welcomes efficiency award for Kingston Council

By following a common sense, good practice strategy of working closer together with neighbouring borough councils, Kingston Council have not only saved money but have also been rewarded by Central Government for their efforts.

Davey welcomes news of Vision 'Parliament' for Kingston

Commenting on the news that Kingston is to set up the UK’s first vision ‘parliament’, Edward Davey, Lib Dem MP for Kingston & Surbiton explained that “the views for blind and visually impaired people must be heard and I welcome the lead Kingston council is taking.”  “The Visual Impairment Parliament is the first of its kind in the country and will raise awareness of the needs of people

Edward Davey MP praises VSO-led youth entrepreneur volunteer programme

Edward Davey, MP for Kingston and Surbiton and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, praised the work of a new VSO-led youth entrepreneur initiative during a visit to the international development charity’s head office in Kingston upon Thames.

Davey backs Chessington councillors' campaign against Green Belt development plans

Chessington MP Edward Davey has declared his support for the campaign, launched today by Chessington's Liberal Democrat Councillors, against plans to build up to 70,000 new homes on the green belt in Chessington.

Students in Borough schools quiz Edward Davey on climate change

The Surrey Comet covered Edward Davey's visit to Richard Challenor School, which hosted the "Kingston-under-Thames 2114" event during National Climate Week.

Davey welcomes extra funding for Kingston Hospital's "superb maternity services"

Kingston Hospital has been awarded extra funding to develop new maternity services where there are complications and where women are particularly vulnerable.

£700 tax cut promised, £800 delivered

The Budget has confirmed victory for the Liberal Democrats in our campaign to deliver an £800 tax cut for people on low and middle incomes.

Excellent result in Tesco campaign!

Tesco has announced that it no longer wishes to build a supermarket on the large site at Tolworth. Instead it will submit plans for housing for the whole site.

Edward Davey on Daily Politics: UKIP 'basically lie to people' on immigration

In this discussion on BBC Daily Politics, Edward Davey claimed that UKIP "basically lie to people":

"On Bond, MI6 and tackling climate change with Labour"

According to an interview in the Evening Standard, not only was Edward Davey invited to join MI6 as a young man (he declined), but the roof of his Department of Energy and Climate Change was used in the latest James Bond film 'Skyfall'.

Tesco withdraws Tolworth application – what next?

The news that Tesco has withdrawn its planning application to build a large supermarket by Tolworth roundabout has inevitably led to the question – so what happens now?

Ed Davey supports charity's fuel poverty campaign

Ed Davey MP, for Kingston and Surbiton, and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has pledged his support for ‘Mind the Gap’, a campaign aiming to raise awareness of the help available for people affected by fuel poverty.

The campaign, run by the national charity Turn2us, is focusing on the growing gap between household incomes and the cost of energy bills, and is highlighting the support available to those who are struggling to pay their energy costs.

Energy Divided? Building Stability in Energy Policy

This is text of the speech I gave to the Institute for Public Policy Research on Thursday 13th February:

It’s a great pleasure to be here at the IPPR.

Since your formation in 1988, you have been at the heart of progressive policy making.

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Local filmmaker Claude Green followed Edward for a year to show the variety of an MPs constituency work. See the trailer here.