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Mims Davies

Conservative - Mid Sussex

First elected: 7th May 2015

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)

(since October 2022)

Child Support (Enforcement) Bill
22nd Feb 2023 - 1st Mar 2023
Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill
7th Dec 2022 - 14th Dec 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
20th Sep 2022 - 27th Oct 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
25th Jul 2019 - 6th Jul 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
5th Nov 2018 - 25th Jul 2019
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
9th Jan 2018 - 5th Nov 2018
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Wales Office)
26th Jul 2018 - 5th Nov 2018
Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion
15th Nov 2016 - 23rd Oct 2018
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Nov 2017 - 5th Mar 2018
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
6th Nov 2017 - 5th Mar 2018
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee)
9th Nov 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee)
9th Nov 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Women and Equalities Committee
6th Jul 2015 - 19th Dec 2016

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Mims Davies has voted in 893 divisions, and 2 times against the majority of their Party.

17 Jun 2020 - Health and Personal Social Services - View Vote Context
Mims Davies voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 104 Conservative Aye votes vs 124 Conservative No votes
Tally: Ayes - 253 Noes - 136
10 Dec 2021 - Prayers - View Vote Context
Mims Davies voted No - against a party majority - in line with the party majority and in line with the House
One of 33 Conservative No votes vs 3 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 3 Noes - 53
View All Mims Davies Division Votes

Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(40 debate interactions)
Debbie Abrahams (Labour)
(16 debate interactions)
Jim Shannon (Democratic Unionist Party)
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)
(14 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for Work and Pensions
(599 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(75 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(8 debate contributions)
HM Treasury
(8 debate contributions)
View All Department Debates
View all Mims Davies's debates

Mid Sussex Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

Review statutory maternity pay in line with inflation and cost of living

Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) is currently:
90% of your average weekly earnings (before tax) for the first 6 weeks
£156.66 or 90% of average weekly earnings (whichever is lower) for next 33 weeks. This averages £7.5k p/a

Latest EDMs signed by Mims Davies

27th April 2016
Mims Davies signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 27th April 2016


Tabled by: Geraint Davies (Independent - Swansea West)
That this House notes that 40,000 people die prematurely each year in the UK from diesel pollution; further notes that diesel cars produce 22 times more carcinogenic particulates than petrol and four times more nitrous oxides, that these emissions cause lung and blood vessel damage, heart disease, stroke and diabetes, …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 10 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 14
Scottish National Party: 11
Liberal Democrat: 2
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
Independent: 1
Green Party: 1
Non-affiliated: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
13th April 2016
Mims Davies signed this EDM as a sponsor on Wednesday 13th April 2016


Tabled by: Neil Gray (Scottish National Party - Airdrie and Shotts)
That this House expresses disappointment at the decision of Stoke Gifford Parish Council to begin charging Parkrun for use of its parks, becoming the first in the world to do so, effectively destroying the central ethos of Parkrun; notes that Parkrun is an organisation which provides a free, timed five …
22 signatures
(Most recent: 9 May 2016)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 9
Labour: 6
Conservative: 5
Liberal Democrat: 1
The Independent Group for Change: 1
View All Mims Davies's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Mims Davies, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Mims Davies has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Mims Davies has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

1 Bill introduced by Mims Davies

A Bill to make provision for the governance and operation of parish councils in England; and for connected purposes.

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 18th April 2017
(Read Debate)

Mims Davies has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament