Rt. Hon. David Evennett MP

Member of Parliament for Bexleyheath and Crayford 

David lives in Barnehurst with his wife Marilyn and has been involved in Bexley Borough for over 30 years. He was elected as the MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford in 2005, and was returned to Parliament in the 2010, 2015 and 2017 General Elections. David is a member of the Government serving as Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury. He was also Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage in 2016 which included taking a leading Government role in marking the centenary of a number of First World War battles.

Locally David plays an active role in the life of the Bexleyheath and Crayford community. He is a Patron of Townley Grammar School, a communicant member of St. Paulinus Church in Crayford, and the Honorary Vice-President of the Bexleyheath and District Club for the Disabled. He is also a strong supporter of the Greenwich and Bexley Hospice, Bexleyheath Centre for the Unemployed’s Life Skills Centre, and Crossroads Care.

  • Getting step-free access installed at Bexleyheath, Barnehurst and Crayford Stations
  • Successfully lobbying for more funding for public health and anti-smoking initiatives
  • Helping local schools convert to Academies and getting greater freedoms
  • Supporting sports clubs in Welling and Danson Park

David has visited and championed local businesses, voluntary organisations, schools and community groups. He holds regular surgeries and has successfully dealt with many constituents’ issues and problems.

He will continue to campaign for lower taxes, support for businesses, higher standards in schools and a fairer benefits system.

Visit David Evennett's website for more information about David's work in Westminster and locally.


Crayford Tories BBQ

Crayford Conservatives held a social and fundraising BBQ on Saturday (22/7) at the Crayford home of Cllr Geraldene Lucia-Hennis. Chicken, sausages, cheese, together with wine and soft drinks were the order of the day.

Diversity Day in Barnehurst

Barnehurst Methodist Church held a Diversity Day in their Church hall on Saturday afternoon of 22nd July to celebrate the food, music and dance of a wide variety of local community groups.

New £10 note previewed in Parliament

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, joined the Bank of England Chief Cashier, Victoria Cleland, in Parliament on 19th July to help publicise the new £10 note. Mr.

Good News on Crayford Post Office

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has welcomed the news that Crayford should get its Post Office back later this year.

Evennett visits Morleys in Bexleyheath

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, paid a visit to the new Morleys department store in the Broadway Shopping Centre on Friday 7 July. Mr Evennett was greeted by David Hordle, Managing Director, and Sean Doyle, Store Manager, before touring the store.

Carers’ Trust Parliamentary Reception

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended a Parliamentary Reception for the Carers’ Trust on Wednesday 5 July, which was held to mark the launch of their ‘Working for Carers’ programme.

Bidders for South Eastern Rail Franchise Announced

Earlier today (22 June) the Government announced the names of the companies to run the next South Eastern franchise.

The four companies are:

1.         South Eastern Holdings Ltd

2.         London and South East Passenger Rail Services Ltd