People of the Senedd

Alun Davies MS

Alun Davies MS

Senedd Constituency Member

Welsh Labour

Welsh Labour Group

Blaenau Gwent

My Senedd Activities

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the contribution that transport will need to make to secure a carbon neutral Wales?

Tabled on 28/10/2021

What assessment has the Welsh Government made of the impact the UK Government’s budget will have on its economic programme in Blaenau Gwent?

Tabled on 27/10/2021

Will the First Minister make a statement on investment in the Heads of the Valleys?

Tabled on 14/10/2021

This Senedd: 1. Affirms the cultural, social and sporting importance of rugby for communities across Wales. 2. Recognises that the autumn internationals embody this and are a keen s...

For debate on 13/10/2021

Will the Counsel General make a statement on implementing the recommendations of the Commission on Justice in Wales?

Tabled on 13/10/2021

Will the Minister make a statement on the digital transformation of local government services?

Tabled on 06/10/2021

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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.

Register of Interests

Register of Interests – Fifth Senedd (PDF, 3.25MB)

Register of Interests – Fourth Assembly (PDF, 850kb)

Register of Interests – Third Assembly (PDF, 490kb)


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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