James Davies (politician)

James Michael Davies is a former British Conservative Party politician. In the 2015 general election, he was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Vale of Clwyd with 39% of the vote, ahead of incumbent Chris Ruane of Labour who gained 38.4%.[1] Ruane had held the seat for 18 years, but Davies earned 237 more votes.[2]

Davies was born in St Asaph in his constituency, tracing his lineage there back seven generations. He was educated at the private King's School, Chester. He is a General Practitioner specialising in dementia. Davies was elected to Prestatyn council in 2004. He is married to Nina and they have two young sons.[3][4] Davies lost his seat in the United Kingdom general election, 2017.[5]

James Davies
Member of Parliament
for Vale of Clwyd
In office
8 May 2015 – 3 May 2017
Preceded byChris Ruane
Succeeded byChris Ruane
Personal details
Born27 February 1980 (age 38)
St Asaph, Wales, UK
Political partyConservative
Alma materChrist's College, Cambridge

References

  1. ^ "Vale of Clwyd". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Election 2015: Tories snatch Vale of Clwyd seat". BBC News. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  3. ^ Welton, Blake (9 April 2015). "James Davies, Conservative candidate for Vale of Clwyd". Daily Post. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  4. ^ Williams, Kelly (2015-10-29). "Twitter row after Dr James Davies MP blocks constituents over 'tampon tax' tweets". northwales. Retrieved 2017-06-09.
  5. ^ Brennan, Shane (2017-06-09). "Labour's Chris Ruane re-takes Vale of Clwyd in comeback despite 'bile and vitriol' of national campaign". northwales. Retrieved 2017-06-09.

External links

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Chris Ruane
Member of Parliament
for Vale of Clwyd

20152017
Succeeded by
Chris Ruane

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