Mims Davies

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Conservative MP for Eastleigh

@mimsdavies https://facebook.com/Mims4Eastleigh

Mims Davies’s voting in Parliament

Mims Davies is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Mims Davies sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mims Davies voted against investigations into the Iraq war, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Mims Davies voted for requiring pub companies to offer pub landlords rent-only leases, while most Conservative MPs generally voted against. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Mims Davies’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mims Davies’s full vote analysis page for more.

Mims Davies has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Coventry City Football Club 15 Jan 2019

    I am grateful to the hon. Member for Coventry South (Mr Cunningham) for securing the debate and for the important, insightful and passionate contributions from Members from Coventry and Warwickshire. I commend the hon. Member for Coventry North East (Colleen Fletcher) for her passionate speech, in which she implored that communication and negotiation on behalf of the fans should be at the...
  • Backbench Business: Coventry City Football Club 15 Jan 2019

    I absolutely agree; it is a chance to remind the parties of the broader responsibilities that our owners have in football, and to hold them to account. It is also a broader lesson for football as a whole. As we heard from my hon. Friend the Member for Nuneaton, there are particular questions from across the realm here, but it is valuable to have a meeting of minds and show that, as I say,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Offences against Children 15 Jan 2019

    My department does not collect information about the prevalence of child sexual abuse in sport. Child sexual abuse investigations and statistics are managed by the police. The latest figures from Operation Hydrant, which coordinates non-recent child sexual abuse and exploitation investigations concerning institutional settings, show 329 sport institutions as being on the Operation Hydrant...

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Conservative MP for Eastleigh

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mims Davies campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Local Plans
  • Drugs: Advisory Services
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Witnesses
  • Housing: Construction

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (since 5 Nov 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (26 Jul 2018 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2017 to 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (15 Nov 2016 to 23 Oct 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mims Davies’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 93.47% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 115 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Royal Ascot, with accompanying hospitality, value £1,306.80

Date received: 21 June 2018

Date accepted: 21 June 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 16 July 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Agricultural land/non-working smallholding in mid Sussex: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)
7. (ii) Other shareholdings, valued at more than £70,000
New River Retail Limited, a property investment company which is a specialist owner, manager and developer of UK retail and leisure assets. The shares are held jointly with my husband. The value of the shares became registrable in October 2015. (Registered 29 October 2015; updated 14 January 2016)

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