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.

News

200 years of Parkinson’s

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, attended the Parkinson’s UK 2017 Parliamentary Reception yesterday (6 December). 2017 marks 200 years since the first medical report of the condition by Dr James Parkinson in his essay ‘The Shaking Palsy’.

Out and about in the Constituency

On Friday morning (1 December), local MP Rt Hon David Evennett paid a visit to the Jobcentre Plus in the Broadway Bexleyheath.

Cautious welcome to new rail franchising model

Yesterday (29 November), the Department for Transport announced plans to boost capacity and introduce improved, longer and more comfortable trains as part of the new South Eastern rail franchise agreement.

Coffee, Cakes, and Conversation with Friends

The Friends of St Paulinus Church held a social and fundraising coffee morning at the Crayford home of John and Lesley Holbrook on Saturday morning (25 November).

Building a Britain fit for the future

Rt Hon David Evennett, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury and MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, was present in the House of Commons Chamber today (22 November) as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, delivered his first Budget of the new Parliament.

Visit to Heathfield Court Care Home

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, visited the Heathfield Court Care Home on Friday morning (17 November), for a tour and to meet residents and staff.

New Crayford Post Office to open in December

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has welcomed the Post Office’s announcement that the new Post Office in Crayford will open on Tuesday 5 December at 13:00. The new branch will be located in the Crayford library.

Evennett welcomes FOBT review

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has welcomed the announcement that the Government is taking action to reduce maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) to better protect consumers and communities.

Bexleyheath Police Station Saved

Bexleyheath Police Station will remain open after the Mayor of London dropped his plans to close the police headquarters in Bexleyheath.

MP addresses Slade Green Youth Conference

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, spoke at a conference for local young people aged 13-19 at the Slade Green Community Centre on Friday evening (27 October).