Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston and Surbiton
Sir Ed Davey MP sets out his vision for the Liberal Democrat leadership draws to a close. He writes: "With me as leader the Lib Dem resurgence becomes an unstoppable surge".
Former Energy Secretary, Lib Dem MP Sir Ed Davey writes: "The Liberal Democrats have been at the forefront on climate change – calling for a net-zero target since 2007 long before Labour or the Tories – and we intend to stay there".
Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Sir Ed Davey warns that "there is simply no way that the Home Office will successfully process 3.8 million applications for “settled status” by 2021" so ask the Government to address what happens after the end of freedom of movement.
For British soldiers, Hillsborough families and victims of the Stafford hospital scandal, the Human Rights Act has been vital. We must protect it as it protects us, says Ed Davey
Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Sir Ed Davey writes that the attempted Channel crossings by refugees show the Government has failed to take control of UK borders, due to Border Force funding cuts of £40 million since 2015, reducing the number of officers by 600.
By decarbonising capitalism, we can beat climate change and bring huge economic opportunity, says Sir Edward Davey
Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Sir Ed Davey writes in anticipation of the Government’s Immigration White Paper. He calls for a lifting of the ban on asylum seekers working while their cases are considered and “a more accountable Border Force and using better technology to prevent people from entering the country illegally”.