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

  • Previous 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
  • Rail Manufacturing: Job Losses - Commons Urgent Question 17 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I too pay my respects and offer my condolences to Lord Rosser’s family. Several train operators are in the market for new trains, which will provide significant commercial opportunities for UK rolling stock manufacturers. Alstom will have the opportunity to take part in competitions for future contracts. Rolling stock owners are also continuing to support the supply chain by...
  • Rail Manufacturing: Job Losses - Commons Urgent Question 17 Apr 2024

    No, I do not agree that the Government have a gap in their industrial policy. Rail manufacturing plays a very important role in growing the UK economy and there is a strong pipeline of future orders for UK rail manufacturers, including upcoming procurements in the market being run by Northern, Chiltern, TransPennine and South- eastern. That competition process is open for all manufacturers...

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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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