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 by Chris Ruane
Succeeded by Chris Ruane
Personal details
Born 27 February 1980 (age 38)
St Asaph, Wales, UK
Political party Conservative
Alma mater Christ's College, Cambridge


  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.

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

Succeeded by
Chris Ruane

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