Welcome to my website. As Kingston and Surbiton's MP, I represent all local people, no matter which party you support. I hope this site has the information you want – and more.

If you want to meet or contact me, all the details are here, from my twice weekly advice sessions to my address, email and telephone numbers. Please contact me if you need my help - or if you want to help me with my local and national campaigns.

 

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

 

** Please note that we have one main line for all calls to the Constituency Office - 020 8288 0161 - all previous phone numbers are no longer in use **

 

15 hours free childcare for poorest toddlers in Kingston

Thanks to Liberal Democrats, approximately 300 of the poorest toddlers in Kingston will benefit from 15 hours free childcare a week from this September, an investment of £3154 per child.

This is in addition to the £100m investment in capital spending for additional nursery places announced by Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minster, Nick Clegg, last year.

Tax and benefits

April saw significant changes to tax and benefits. Some say these are unfair – claiming the rich are benefitting, whilst the poor are taking the hit. Others argue the changes don’t go far enough, saying our welfare system is “broken”.

Edward Davey MP attends Ellingham School opening

On Monday 25th March Edward Davey MP joined staff, students and Olympic Gymnast Beth Tweddle MBE for the opening of Ellingham Primary School, Chessington.

Edward Davey MP visits Fulham Badgers

On Friday 22nd March, Edward Davey MP visited Fulham Badgers, the UK's first down syndrome only football team who train at Coombe Boys School in Kingston.

Davey rolls up his sleeves for Cancer Research UK

Edward Davey MP has shown his support for a new campaign from Cancer Research UK, which aims to help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Davey goes Red for Comic Relief at Kingston College

On Friday 15th March Edward Davey, Member of Parliament for Kingston and Surbiton visited Kingston College to chat with their apprentices and to see their activities planned for Comic Relief.

Upon arrival Edward agreed to take part in one of their fundraisers – having his nails painted red whilst wearing a red wig and red nose.  Edward took the opportunity to listen to the experiences of the hair and beauty apprentices at the college.

After a session with nail polish remover, Edward visited the college’s engineering department, and met a number of people training to join the apprenticeship scheme run by British Airways, which is highly competitive.

Consumer interest sees the green deal hit the ground running

Published on the Guardian website:

The green deal is helping the people of Britain stay warm for less, and today's first official numbers are a clear sign that it's hit the ground running. 

The green deal lets homes and businesses pay for energy efficiencyimprovements, such as insulation or a new heating system, through savings on their fuel bills. A typical three-bed semi could save around £270 a year with solid wall insulation alone.

Apprentices rise in Kingston and Surbiton

More than 1100 people were on an apprenticeship last year in Kingston and Surbiton according to the latest figures. That is a huge increase, especially when compared to the final year of the last Labour government.

Surbiton Health Centre – open after years of campaigning

The formal opening is just a few weeks away, but the fabulous news is that Surbiton’s new health centre is open for patients – after years of campaigning.

Last month, I was lucky enough to get a tour of the centre from the superb team that have managed this major NHS project – on time and on budget. What hits you is the high quality of the building and its facilities.

Edward Davey MP launches Kingston-led Collective Switch

Local MP and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey has recently launched a Collective Switch programme coordinated by Kingston Council.

Webchat on Mumsnet

On Wednesday 13th February Edward Davey joined a webchat on Mumsnet.

You can read the conversation on this thread - his contribution begins on page 3.

“Energy We Can All Afford?”

A report from Save the World Club:

Save the World Club, with Transition Town Kingston, host informative “Energy We Can All Afford?” public meeting with The Rt Hon Edward Davey

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.

Edward Davey MP visits Christ Church School

Edward Davey MP visited Christ Church Primary School in Berrylands on Friday 8th February. 

Re-zoning campaign update

Edward Davey MP’s campaign to rezone Surbiton station to zone 5 has now reached a critical stage.

Edward has been meeting with ministers at the Department of Transport as well as the new Chief Executive of South West Trains, Tim Shoveller and is pressing for a decision this year.

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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.