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Ed Davey shows other Lib Dem ministers how to put forward a savvy argument within Coalition

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2012

I was very struck, reading Ed Davey’s interview with The Guardian this weekend, how he chose to describe the deal-making process between the two Coalition parties over the energy bill: Davey admits that the failure to secure a decarbonisation target (…)

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LDVideo: Davey on energy policies and climate change action

by Stephen Tall on May 23, 2012

Lib Dem energy and climate change secretary Edward Davey was asked this week by Andrew Neil why people were being asked to pay more for their power while many were struggling. He said it was “right to pursue climate change policies” and told Andrew Neil that prices of onshore, offshore and solar renewable sources were [...]

Chris Nicholson resigns as CentreForum chief executive, appointed Ed Davey’s new special advisor

by Stephen Tall on March 26, 2012

When Chris Huhne resigned as energy and climate change secretary last month, he didn’t just create a vacancy in the cabinet — his departure also triggered some musical chairs elsewhere. The same day Ed Davey was appointed Chris Huhne’s sucessor, Duncan Brack and Joel Kenrick departed as Chris’s special advisors. You can read Duncan’s take [...]

LibLink: Ed Davey – Out of the Shadows

by Stephen Tall on March 18, 2012

The Lib Dems’ newest cabinet minister Edward Davey, secretary of state for energy and climate change, is the subject of an extensive profile in the latest issue of The House magazine, re-printed on PoliticsHome. And it sounds like he couldn’t be much happier: “This is the thing I wanted to do – it’s my dream [...]

Davey: Brown should face Iraq inquiry music

by Stephen Tall on December 24, 2009

Hopes have never been high that Sir John Chilcott’s inquiry into the Iraq war would provide a real sense of closure: it’s come too late, and opinions are fixed. Opponents of Tony Blair’s decision will forever believe that he knowingly mislead Parliament into voting for a war he believed was essential; those who defend his [...]



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