Parliament was dissolved on 30th March 2015, and from that date I and all my colleagues in the House of Commons are no longer MPs. However, the Government still remains in place so I will continue as Secretary of State until after the election.

You are welcome to browse this website which is a record of my service as the Member of Parliament for Kingston & Surbiton from 1997. During that time I conducted more advice sessions for constituents than any other London MP.

Please contact me if you would like to help me get re-elected as your MP.
 

 

Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

 

My local constituency advice surgeries: an insight

Most weeks, I hold two constituency advice surgeries – occasions when local people can come and see me with their problems – or just come to give me their views, face-to-face.

Lib Dems to protect education budget from cradle to college

The Liberal Democrats will protect the full education budget in the next parliament, the Deputy Prime Minister announced today.

Nick Clegg said the party would ringfence education spending for 2 to 19-year-olds.

This means the Liberal Democrats would protect an extra £10billion of education spending based on this financial year, rising with inflation.

A better deal for people on pre-payment energy meters

This article first appeared in Liberal Democrat Voice:

Liberal Democrats in Government are doing everything possible to help consumers with their energy bills.  Just last week I announced that by the end of the year energy suppliers will halve the time it takes to switch energy supplier from the current five to two and a half weeks.  This is just the first step to achieving my ambition of achieving 24 hour switching.

In Europe, In Work

There are many reasons why I believe Britain must stay in the European Union.

The peace and security Europe has enjoyed for nearly 70 years is partly a result of European nations working more closely together than ever before. As we commemorate the centenary of the First World War this year, for many people peace will be reason enough to stay in the EU.

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.

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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.