Mims Davies

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Conservative MP for Mid Sussex

@mimsdavies https://facebook.com/Mims4Eastleigh

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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.

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Last updated: 21 Feb 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery: Victim Support Schemes 28 Sep 2022

    The Government is committed to delivering personalised, needs-based support to victims of modern slavery, which places the individual victim and their recovery needs at the heart of the support we provide. The National Referral Mechanism (NRM) is the process that identifies and supports victims of modern slavery by connecting them with appropriate support; including through the UK government...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Sexual Offences: Trials 23 Sep 2022

    The Home Office is providing £6.65m to support the Operation Soteria programme, which is developing a new national operating model for the investigation and prosecution of rape. The new model will be made available to all police forces in England and Wales from June 2023. The investigation of rape must be no different to any other crime, with a focus on the suspect rather than the victim....
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Spiking 23 Sep 2022

    Reports of spiking, be that via drink or needle, are of course concerning. It is not possible with the data that the Home Office holds to provide a full and accurate picture on the scale of such attacks. The Home Office will publish data on the number of spiking reports as part of the statutory report on the scale and nature spiking. The report will be published in April 2023.

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Conservative MP for Mid Sussex

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

Also represented Eastleigh

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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
  • Carers
  • Roads: Repairs and Maintenance
  • Neighbourhood Development Plans
  • Witnesses

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (since 20 Sep 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (25 Jul 2019 to 6 Jul 2022)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (5 Nov 2018 to 25 Jul 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (26 Jul 2018 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (9 Jan 2018 to 5 Nov 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., 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, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 19 Dec 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2022.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Westminster Dining Club
Address of donor: Suite E, KBF House, 55 Victoria Road, Burgess Hill RH15 9LH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to cover the cost of printing my annual review leaflet to constituents

Donor status: members' association (unincorporated)

(Registered 08 February 2022)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Kennington Oval Limited (Surrey County Cricket Club)
Address of donor: The Kia Oval, Kennington, London SE11 5SS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to Test Match, with accompanying hospitality, value £699

Date received: 4 September 2021

Date accepted: 4 September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 04865918

(Registered 20 October 2021)
Name of donor: The British Phonographic Industry (BPI)
Address of donor: County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Suite hospitality including live viewing of the BRIT Awards 2022 to the value of £1,020

Date received: 8 February 2022

Date accepted: 8 February 2022

Donor status: company, registration 1132389

(Registered 14 February 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Part ownership of agricultural land/non-working smallholding in mid Sussex with light industrial and storage units: (i). Income from this property is paid to the agent. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 09 January 2020).
8. Miscellaneous
From 24 October 2021, regular volunteer radio presenter of a retro/dance show for the local community radio station, Mid Sussex Radio (previously Burgess Hill Radio). (Registered 18 November 2021; updated 30 May 2022)

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