James Davies is the Conservative Party MP for Vale of Clwyd. Davies was elected in May 2015 having gained a majority of just 237 votes.  The seat which had previously been held by Labour Party MP Chris Ruane represented a significant gain for the Conservatives and the evident success of their election campaign.
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