Lord Davies of Gower

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer, Former Conservative MS for South Wales West

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2019

Previously MP for Gower until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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

Entered the Senedd on 5 May 2011

Left the Senedd on 15 May 2015

Also represented Gower; South Wales West

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Topics of interest

Lord Davies of Gower campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Alcoholic Drinks: Consumption
  • Corruption
  • Excise Duties: Fuels
  • Tax Avoidance: Property
  • Human Trafficking: Mediterranean Sea

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (since 14 Nov 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (22 Sep 2022 to 13 Nov 2023)
  • Member, Public Services Committee (13 Feb 2020 to 26 Sep 2022)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee 1 Jan 1970

    Goods Vehicles (International Road Transport Permits and Haulage Within the EU) Regulations 2024 – Lord Davies of Gower. Orders and regulations
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles: China 10 Apr 2024

    DfT co-chairs the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) group that developed two new international regulations related to connected vehicles – one on cyber security and one on software updates. The cyber security regulation sets out requirements to mitigate potential threats in vehicle construction, to monitor emerging threats and to respond to cyber attacks. The Government takes...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Motorcycles: Carbon Emissions 9 Apr 2024

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency is committed to reviewing all aspects of motorcycle training and testing. It is working with key industry representatives, including the Motorcycle Industry Association, to plan the next roundtable meeting scheduled for 8 May 2024. The roundtable meeting will explore reforms to motorcycle training and testing, and licensing for L category vehicles as...

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Last updated: 2 May 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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