Ed Davey’s re-zoning campaign continues

Early on Tuesday 10th February, Ed Davey, Liberal Democrat Councillors and supporters of his rezoning campaign were outside Surbiton and Kingston Station’s to explain to commuters why he has been campaigning so hard to get the station rezoned.

Massive response to "Save our Fairfield" campaign

Picture shows Ed Davey with Cllr Chrissie Hitchcock, presenting the petition to the Council

Lib Dem Mental Health campaign

Edward Davey pledges to tackle prostate cancer inequalities

Edward Davey talks tactics with campaigners at the Liberal Democrat Party conference as he pledges to tackle prostate cancer inequalities

Edward Davey, MP for Kingston & Surbiton, has pledged his support to help eradicate the inequalities men with prostate cancer face after speaking with campaigners at the Liberal Democrat Party conference in Glasgow last week. 

Despite being the most common cancer in men, those affected by or at risk of prostate cancer continue to face a number of injustices, particularly when it comes to access to the best treatments and aftercare support for their condition.

Rezoning campaign latest

In the last year, I have been making real progress in my long-running campaign to rezone Kingston and Surbiton railway stations to zone 5.

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.

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.

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.

A £600 Income Tax cut - making taxes fairer

From April, the Lib Dems will have cut many peoples Income Tax bills by £600-a-year.

We want this to become £700-a-year in this March’s Budget.

We need to do more to tackle bullying

Edward Davey MP has added his support to Anti-Bullying Week, which is taking place from 19-23 November 2012.

Commenting, Local Lib Dem MP Edward said:

“People come across bullying at work, school and even at home. It often begins in schools and can do long-lasting damage to children’s self-esteem.

Edward Davey MP addresses Friends of Seething Wells public meeting

On Thursday 8 November Kingston and Surbiton MP Edward Davey addressed a packed public meeting, organised by the Friends of Seething Wells about why he believes that the planning application to develop the Filter Beds site in Surbiton should be refused.

Edward Davey spoke about the importance of the heritage of the site and thanked the community for the ongoing support which they have been giving to the Friends of Seething Wells.

Statement by Edward Davey on the Filter Beds Planning Application public meeting on Thursday 8th November

There will be a public meeting about the Filter Beds planning application on Thursday 8th November 2012 at 8pm (refreshments from 7.30pm) at St Andrew's and St Mark's Junior School on Maple Road.  

Statement on Surbiton Filter Beds planning application

Surbiton's MP, Edward Davey, has this week confirmed he will be opposing the proposed development of the filter beds site by the Portsmouth Road in Surbiton. He has urged local people to back the campaign being organised by the Friends of Seething Wells, a community group with alternative ideas of how this enviromentally and historically special site can be conserved.

Kingston Hospital – real progress, but another campaign starts

The campaign to stop the threatened closure of Kingston Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Unit and Maternity was without doubt the biggest local campaign I have ever run.

The response from local people was fabulous, and after we stimulated visits to the Hospital during the 2010 General Election from both Nick Clegg and David Cameron, I felt the political pendulum swing to our cause.

Accessible cash points campaign

For most of us, accessing our own cash is relatively simple. We simply insert our card into the machine, type in our PIN when prompted and select the required amount, all following the instructions on the screen. For those with visual impairments, the process is not so simple.

Making cash machines accessible

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