Lord Davies of Oldham

Bryan Davies

Bryan Davies



Address as

Lord Davies

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 1475
Fax: 020 7219 6837


Electoral history

Contested Norfolk Central 1966 general election. MP (Labour) for Enfield North 1974-1979. Contested Newport West 1983 general election. MP (Labour) for Oldham Central and Royton 1992-97

Parliamentary career

Assistant Government Whip 1978-79; Opposition Spokesperson for: Education 1993-95, Education and Employment 1995-97

Lords career

Government Whip 2000-03; Government Spokesperson for: Home Office 2000-02, Education and Skills 2001-03, Culture, Media and Sport 2001-08, Transport 2002-07, Trade and Industry 2003-04; Deputy Chief Whip (Captain, the Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard) 2003-10; Government Spokesperson for: Cabinet Office 2007-08, Treasury 2007-08, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2008, Scotland 2008, Wales 2008-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2009-10; Opposition Spokesperson for: Transport 2010-, Treasury 2010-, Wales 2010-

Party groups

Secretary, Parliamentary Labour Party and Shadow Cabinet 1979-92

Councils, public bodies

Member, Medical Research Council 1977-79; Chair, Further Education Funding Council 1998-2000

Political interests

Economic policy, employment, training, education, arts, transport

Countries of interest

Nepal, Sri Lanka

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Davies of Oldham, of Broxbourne in the County of Hertfordshire 1997

Register of Interests


No registrable interests