People of the Senedd

Alun Davies MS

Alun Davies MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Blaenau Gwent

My Senedd Activities

Will the Cabinet Secretary make a statement on her priorities for schools in Blaenau Gwent?

Tabled on 05/06/2024

This Senedd: 1. Notes that May marks the anniversary of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. 2. Regrets that, unlike other UK nations, Wales is not represented in the Royal S...

For debate on 16/05/2024

How is the Welsh Government supporting families in Wales affected by the ongoing crisis in the Middle East?

Tabled on 18/04/2024

Will the First Minister make a statement on his approach to economic development in Blaenau Gwent?

Tabled on 11/04/2024

Will the Cabinet Secretary outline his plans for tackling river pollution?

Tabled on 10/04/2024

Will the Minister make a statement on media reports this week on metal mine pollution in Welsh rivers?

Tabled on 13/03/2024

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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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