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 Minister make a statement on the Welsh Government's policy on the use of mobile phones in schools?

Tabled on 20/09/2023

How will the Commission facilitate closer and deeper relationships between the Senedd and the institutions of the EU?

Tabled on 06/09/2023

Will the Minister make a statement on support for people from Ukraine seeking safety in Wales?

Tabled on 06/09/2023

Will the Minister make a statement on Welsh Government financial support for Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council?

Tabled on 05/07/2023

Will the First Minister make a statement on the future of health services in Blaenau Gwent?

Tabled on 29/06/2023

What is the Welsh Government doing to support economic development in Blaenau Gwent?

Tabled on 21/06/2023

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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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