People of the Senedd

Alun Davies MS

Alun Davies MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Blaenau Gwent

My Senedd Activities

What discussions has the Minister had with the UK Government regarding the future of the Barnett Formula?

Tabled on 21/02/2024

Will the Counsel General make a statement on the implications for Wales of the agreement to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland?

Tabled on 31/01/2024

How is the First Minister delivering a stronger Senedd that is better able to hold the Welsh Government to account?

Tabled on 11/01/2024

What support is available to people in Blaenau Gwent who may be struggling with energy costs this winter to improve the energy efficiency of their homes?

Tabled on 10/01/2024

Will the First Minister make a statement on the delivery of public services in Blaenau Gwent in the next financial year?

Tabled on 07/12/2023

Will the Counsel General make a statement on the Supreme Court judgement on the UK Government’s Rwanda policy?

Tabled on 15/11/2023

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Personal History

Alun was elected to the National Assembly in May 2007. He is from Tredegar and was educated at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. After graduating, Alun was elected President of the National Union of Students Wales and then worked as a campaigner for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Oxfam, which included international assignments in Rwanda and the Balkans.

Alun has also enjoyed a successful career with Hyder Plc. as a public relations manager, before being appointed Head of Public Affairs at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and S4C (Sianel Pedwar Cymru) as Director of Corporate Affairs. Prior to being elected, Alun was director of his own business, Bute Communications. He has worked throughout Europe and the Middle East and has been a regular speaker at international seminars and conferences.

Professional Background

Since being elected to the National Assembly, Alun has sat on a number of different committees and has chaired the Broadcasting Committee and Rural Development Sub-Committee. He has been active campaigning on local and national issues from the availability of broadband and access to public transport to poverty, deprivation and the improvement of public services.

Political History

Following re-election to the National Assembly for Wales in May 2011, Alun Davies was appointed Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and European Programmes, and, in March 2013, was appointed Minister for Natural Resources and Food.

In May 2016 Alun was re-elected a Assembly Member for Blaenau Gwent and appointed Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language.


Terms of office

  1. 04/05/2007 - 31/03/2011
  2. 06/05/2011 - 05/04/2016
  3. 06/05/2016 - 28/04/2021
  4. 08/05/2021 -

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