Edward Davey MP Kingston and Surbiton, Liberal Democrat, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change


  • Tel 020 7219 3000

  • Email:

  • Website: Edward Davey website

  • Constituency address

    Liberal Democrats, 21 Berrylands Road, Surbiton KT5 8QX United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Edward Davey

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Liberal Democrat: London Whip 1997-2000; Spokesperson for: the Treasury (Public Spending and Taxation) 1997-99, Economy 1999-2001, London 2000-03; Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2001-02, Spokesperson for Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 2002-05; Shadow Secretary of State for: Education and Skills 2005-06, Trade and Industry 2006, Chief of Staff to Sir Menzies Campbell as Leader of the Liberal Democrats 2006-07; Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs 2007-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs), Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-12; Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 2012-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Kingston and Surbiton 1997-2010, for Kingston and Surbiton (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Taxation, economics, internet, employment, environment, modernisation of Parliament.
  • Party groups

    Chair, Costing Group (costing all policies for manifesto) 1992 and 1997 general elections; Member, Federal Policy Committee 1994-95; Liberal Democrat Policy Group (Economics, Tax and Benefits and Transport); Member, Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors; Chair, Campaigns and Communications Committee 2006-09; General Election Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change 2015-.
  • Countries of interest

    Latin America.

Election record for Kingston and Surbiton, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Liberal Democrat 49.65%
Conservative 36.45%
Labour 9.33%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Davey, Edward Liberal Democrat 28,428 49.65
Whately, Helen Conservative 20,868 36.45
Freedman, Max Labour 5,337 9.33
Greensted, Jonathan UK Independence Party 1,450 2.54
Walker, Chris Green 555 0.97
Drummer, Monkey The Loony 247 0.44
May, Tony Christian 226 0.4
Majority 7,560 votes
Electorate 81,115
Turnout (57,262) 70.59%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 8-10 September 2008, to Beijing, China, to attend the second UK-China Leadership of the Future Forum. The visit was arranged and paid for by the UK-China Forum with sponsorship from Barclays Capital, BP and Rolls-Royce, and the International Department of the Chinese Communist Party. (Registered 16 October 2008) 15-18 November 2008, to Israel and the West Bank, firstly to meet Israeli Government Ministers and then Fatah ministers and visit the West Bank. The visit was jointly funded by the Israeli Foreign Ministry and the Welfare Association UK on behalf of CAABU (Council for Arab-British Understanding). (Registered 1 June 2009) 14-17 February 2009, to Gaza, to meet various people to discuss the problems of the area following the Israeli military operation. The visit was funded by CAABU. (Registered 1 June 2009)

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