David Evennett

David Evennett


Bexleyheath and Crayford



Address as

Mr Evennett

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 8403
Fax: 020 7219 2163


17 Church Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 4DD
Tel: 020 8303 4695
Fax: 020 8303 1497


Electoral history

Contested Hackney South and Shoreditch 1979 general election. Member for Erith and Crayford 1983-97. Contested Bexleyheath and Crayford 1997 and 2001 general elections. Member for Bexleyheath and Crayford since 5 May 2005 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Baroness Blatch as Minister of State for Education 1992-93, John Redwood as Secretary of State for Wales 1993-95, Baroness Blatch and David Maclean as Ministers of State, Home Office 1995-96, Gillian Shephard as Secretary of State for Education and Employment 1996-1997; Opposition Whip 2005-09; Shadow Minister for: Innovations, Universities and Skills 2009, Universities and Skills 2009-10; PPS to Michael Gove as Secretary of State for Education 2010-

Select committees

Member: Education and Skills 2005-06

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, London Borough of Redbridge 1974-78

Political interests

Education, economy, transport, London

Countries of interest

Australia, Austria, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, USA

General Election 2010 - Bexleyheath and Crayford

Name Party Votes %
Evennett, David Con 21794 50.34%
Dawber, Howard Lab 11450 26.45%
Scott, Karelia Lib Dem 5502 12.71%
James, Stephen BNP 2042 4.72%
Dunford, John UKIP 1557 3.6%
Griffiths, John Eng Dem 466 1.08%
Ross, Adrian Green 371 0.86%
Result Con Hold (5.78% from Lab to Con)