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Mims Davies

Mims Davies is a Conservative and Unionist Party candidate in East Grinstead and Uckfield constituency in the UK Parliamentary general election.

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Mims Davies's policies

Statement to voters

As a former local Councillor here, I've a strong local connection to the area and I'm delighted to have the chance to represent my home seat.

Full statement

I'm the founder of the Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend & Haywards Heath Sports Forum, so I know how vibrant the community is. As a single mum of two girls, who attend school locally, with wider family & many friends here, it's a huge honour to be selected and be able to stay in frontline politics, something I never expected to be able to do.

I studied Politics and International Relations at Swansea University and was the first person in my family to go and succeed as a result of the opportunity. I worked in Road Safety at the Sussex Safer Partnership alongside Sussex Police & local Councils. Prior to this I was a BBC Sussex & Surrey Radio Presenter, Producer & travel reporter also working at other stations.

I was MP for Eastleigh from 2015-2019, winning unexpectedly this 20 year Lib Dem seat as a new candidate by 9000+ votes in 2015 and then 14000+ votes in 2017 which I am very proud of. I bring community understanding after serving for almost six years in Mid Sussex at Parish, Town and District level and 4+ years of useful Government experience. During my time as an MP, I was the Whip at DEFRA, served as Wales Minister, DCMS Minister for Sport, Civil Society and Loneliness and most recently as DWP Employment Minister.

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About Mims Davies


Miriam Jane Alice Davies, known as Mims Davies, is a British Conservative Party politician serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Sussex since 2019. She has served as Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work since December 2023. She previously served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Social Mobility, Youth and Progression from October 2022 to December 2023 and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Safeguarding from September to October 2022.

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Mims Davies's elections

Date Election Party Results Position
2024 East Grinstead and Uckfield: UK Parliamentary general election Conservative and Unionist Party (Results due after 04 July 2024) Position not available
2019 Mid Sussex: UK Parliamentary general election Conservative and Unionist Party 33,455 votes (elected) 1st / 6 candidates
2017 Eastleigh: UK Parliamentary general election Conservative and Unionist Party 28,889 votes (elected) 1st / 5 candidates
2015 Eastleigh: UK Parliamentary general election Conservative and Unionist Party 23,464 votes (elected) 1st / 7 candidates
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