Byron Davies

MP, Gower

Gower Conservative

Byron Davies’s voting in Parliament

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

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

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

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Byron Davies has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Last updated: 8 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Prevent Strategy — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 1 Feb 2017

    I am grateful for the opportunity to make a small contribution to the debate under your chairmanship, Sir David. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Telford (Lucy Allan) on securing the debate and giving us the opportunity to discuss this issue. It is my belief that Prevent is making a positive difference. The Government are working in partnership with local communities and...
  • Prevent Strategy — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 1 Feb 2017

    I understand what my hon. Friend says but, at the end of the day, it is a set of guidelines that we would be floundering without. I accept what she says to a certain extent, but that guidance has so far proven to be of great advantage. As I was saying, those lives saved shine a light on the positive difference Prevent makes to safeguarding people, particularly children, from the risks of...
  • Prevent Strategy — [Sir David Crausby in the Chair] 1 Feb 2017

    I agree that it is a question of trust, and of communities understanding the principle behind Prevent. The Government certainly have a big part to play in that, and I think we all share a responsibility for that. It is the essence of our values that we can discuss the risks of a certain ideology or way of thinking in an open and trusting environment that allows full examination of the...

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Conservative MP for Gower

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

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Topics of interest

Byron Davies campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Consumption
  • Corruption
  • Tax Avoidance: Property
  • Human Trafficking: Mediterranean Sea
  • Ford Motor Company: Bridgend

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 36 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Byron Davies’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 82.95% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 31 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Feb 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: HM Government of Gibraltar
Address of donor: c/o Gibraltar House, 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): air fare and accommodation with a total value of £1,260

Destination of visit: Gibraltar

Dates of visit: 8-11 September 2016

Purpose of visit: as part of the Gibraltar APPG, to attend Gibraltar National Day celebrations.

(Registered 30 September 2016; updated 06 October 2016)
Name of donor: Hong Kong Government
Address of donor: c/o Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, 18 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transport, hospitality and expenses with a total value of £9,946

Destination of visit: Hong Kong

Dates of visit: 9-13 January 2017

Purpose of visit: APPG on China delegation to maintain bilateral ties; support British businesses operating in Hong Kong; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of Hong Kong’s political, social and economic development.

(Registered 09 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Cardiff: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)
House in Ceredigion: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Gillian Davies, as part-time Communications Officer. (Registered 14 July 2015)

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