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.


Boris in Bexleyheath

Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, visited Bexleyheath on Thursday evening (12 October) at the invitation of Bexleyheath and Crayford MP, Rt Hon David Evennett, to be the guest speaker at a fundraising and social reception held at Stuzzichini in the Broadway.

Breakfast with the Bishop

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, joined the Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff, this morning (11 October) for a breakfast meeting in the House of Lords to discuss the Rochester diocese’s future plans.

Local Conservatives at Manchester Conference

Rt Hon David Evennett MP, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, joined other members of the Bexleyheath and Crayford Conservative Association in Manchester for the Conservative Party Conference.

Evennett visits Fantastic Lighting

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford and Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, paid a visit to Fantastic Lighting in Crayford yesterday afternoon (20 September).

Commons Leader Leadsom Visits

Rt Hon Andrea Leadsom MP was the guest speaker at the Bexleyheath and Crayford Ladies’ Annual Conference Lunch. The sell-out event was held in the Conservative Club, Bexleyheath.


Rt.Hon. David Evennett MP has welcomed the decision by the Post Office to reopen a branch in Crayford Library.

MP and Council Leader Lobby London Deputy Mayor

On Thursday morning (14 September), Rt Hon David Evennett MP, Bexley Council Leader Cllr Teresa O’Neill OBE, together with Cllr Brad Smith, met Sophie Linden, London Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, to discuss policing in Bexley.

Crossroads Care Autumn Ball

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended the Crossroads Care Autumn Ball with his wife, Marilyn, on Saturday evening (7 October).