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 **

 

Sunshine Ward Saved - Lib Dems stop “the inevitable”

Kingston Hospital’s children ward has been saved from closing after a major campaign this summer led by local MP, Edward Davey.

'I'm not for turning' - Conference speech, Autumn 2012

This is the text of my conference speech in full:

Conference, Liberal Democrats entered this Coalition - put aside party politics - for a very good reason. Our country was in a mess. And not any old mess. It wasn't some sort of short term financial hiccup. No. The morning after polls closed, we faced the most difficult decision in our party's history. To govern in coalition in the most difficult economic circumstances any British Government had faced in modern times.

Tory 'Tea Party tendency' putting green energy jobs at risk, warns Ed Davey

From The Observer:

Tens of billions of pounds of investment in low-carbon, job-creating energy infrastructure projects that are "ready to go" could be lost to Britain because of an anti-green movement that is sweeping through the Tory party, the Liberal Democrat energy secretary warns today.

Energy customers get switch rights under Ofgem plans

From BBC News:

Households with pre-payment meters who owe up to £500 to their energy supplier will be able to switch to cheaper deals with another firm under new measures.

Liberal Democrats to challenge Osborne on green targets

From The Telegraph:

Ed Davey, the Energy Secretary, and Danny Alexander, the Chancellor’s number two, will call for electricity to be made almost entirely from green sources such as wind farms and nuclear by 2030.

Ed Davey moves to shield renewables amid reshuffle

From the BBC:

The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has moved to defend renewables after the appointment of two anti-wind ministers in the reshuffle.

The new Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, and Energy Minister, John Hayes, both oppose wind farms.

Cornwall Together

Speech given to Cornwall Together at the Eden Project

Thanks very much – it’s absolutely fantastic to be here at the Eden Project, whose low-carbon credentials are impeccable.

The world’s first eco car show. Plans for an 80% cut in emissions by 2020. And a new deep geothermal energy system, drawing heat from Cornish stone to warm the biomes and feed into the grid.

Victory for Lib Dems over onshore wind subsidies row

From The Guardian:

A bitter row between the Treasury and the energy department over subsidies for wind energy has ended in a victory for the Lib Dem energy secretary, Ed Davey.

"Nightmare on Fleet Street... and Downing Street"

I hope some of you can get along to a very interesting public debate, with this intriguing title, on Friday 13th July.

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.

Solar power for King Athelstan

On 18th May Edward Davey opened the newly installed solar power (photovoltaic) system at King Athelstan Primary School.

A diamond Queen’s Speech?

Watching Her Majesty reading the Queen Speech in this her Diamond Jubilee year, I could only admire the way she delivered yet another speech her Ministers had written for her. Perhaps they all appear the same after a while.

Climate change policies could halve negative impacts of energy price shocks

The negative impact that spikes in global oil, gas and coal prices have on the UK could be reduced by over 50% in 2050 as a result of climate change policies, Edward Davey said today.

The Big Switch secures savings of £123

From Which:

The Big Switch initiative, in partnership with 38 Degrees, offers a possible £25 million of savings on energy bills – an average of £123 per household.

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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.