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by / on April 20, 2017 at 7:37 pm / in MP's Casebook

Dr James Davies MP Welcomes Sugar Levy to Tackle Child Obesity

  Dr James Davies MP yesterday spoke in support of the government’s Finance Bill in the Commons.  Dr Davies declared it a Bill that prioritises economic stability and said there is much to welcome, particularly the further increase in income tax thresholds that will help working families and people on lower incomes.   Dr Davies directed his main comments to […]

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by / on April 18, 2017 at 4:31 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

Election 2017: Vale of Clwyd MP to defend seat

The Conservative MP for the Vale of Clwyd says he will defend his Westminster seat following the shock announcement of an early general election. Dr James Davies said he welcomed Theresa May’s decision to go to the polls on Thursday 8th June and would seek a fresh mandate to represent the Vale of Clwyd in parliament. Dr Davies won the […]

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by / on March 30, 2017 at 2:18 pm / in Health Matters, MP's Casebook

Dr James Davies MP Raises Sugar Health Concerns in Channel 4 Dispatches

Dr James Davies MP, a member of the Commons Health Select Committee, was interviewed and featured in Channel 4 Dispatches: Secrets of Coca-Cola, broadcast last night. Dr Davies raised the issue of increasing level of childhood obesity and the consumption of unhealthy sugary drinks. Dr Davies commented on concerns that some drinks manufacturers may be looking for loopholes which would […]

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by / on March 7, 2017 at 5:50 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

St. David’s Day Celebrations at Downing Street

  On St David’s Day, Dr James Davies MP attended a celebration at 10 Downing Street, hosted by Theresa May. Dr Davies was accompanied by Cllr Ann Davies, Chairman of Denbighshire County Council, her daughter and consort, Jane Hugo, and Cllr Hugh Evans, Leader of Denbighshire County Council.  Also in attendance were Bethan and Garry Owen of Rhyl, and Naomi […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 9:34 pm / in Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

Qioptiq visits Parliament

  Dr James Davies MP was pleased to meet representatives of Qioptiq and of the Welsh Optoelectronics Forum at Parliament on Tuesday as part of a Photonics Showcase. Qioptiq are a major supplier to UK MoD providing the key night vision equipment to fulfil frontline dismounted combat roles. On Monday, it was announced that Qioptiq had won an £82m, six-year […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 9:33 pm / in Denbighshire News, MP's Casebook

Priorities for Denbigh: James Davies MP

Denbigh Town Clerk Dr James Davies MP recently met Jenny Taylor, Town Clerk of Denbigh, to discuss future priorities for Denbigh and to ensure collaborative working at all levels of Government.   One of Dr Davies’ first meetings after being elected in 2015 was with Mrs Taylor’s predecessor, Medwyn Jones, and he is keen to continue a good working relationship […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 9:28 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

HMP BERWYN: MP Speaks

Dr James Davies MP has welcomed the forthcoming opening of HM Prison Berwyn in Wrexham, on Monday 27th February 2017.   Last Monday, Dr Davies, MP for the Vale of Clwyd, visited HMP Berwyn, which is set to be the largest prison in Britain and also one of the biggest in Europe. The 2,106 capacity jail has been built on […]

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by / on February 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

MP questions Ministers on Commonwealth trade

Vale of Clwyd MP, Dr James Davies, is keen to see the United Kingdom build on its Commonwealth links. As Trade Ministers from across the Commonwealth prepare to meet in London in early March, in preparation for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2018, he asked questions in Parliament this week about how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office will […]

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by / on February 21, 2017 at 6:31 pm / in Conwy News, Denbighshire News, Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

MP welcomes Broadband progress

21st February 2017 Vale of Clwyd MP, Dr James Davies, has welcomed news from Matt Hancock, Minister of State for digital policy, that the Vale of Clwyd is expected to have 97% of premises with superfast broadband coverage by the end of the current Broadband Delivery UK project in June 2017. Currently according to Thinkbroadband, Vale of Clwyd has 92.3% […]

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by / on February 7, 2017 at 3:08 pm / in Local News & Archive, MP's Casebook

1 year on for Healthy Prestatyn Rhuddlan Iach

Healthy Prestatyn Iach (formerly Pendyffryn Medical Practice) is nearing the end of its first year of operation under the direct control of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) and so Dr James Davies MP recently arranged to meet Dr Chris Stockport, Area Medical Director and Clinical Lead for Healthy Prestatyn Rhuddlan Iach, to discuss the transition and future plans.   […]

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