David Davis

The Rt Hon David Davis is the Conservative MP for Goole and Pocklington, and has been an MP continually since 10 July 2008.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of David Davis, including posts and roles held.

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Government posts

Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
Department for Exiting the European Union
13 July 2016 - 8 July 2018
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
20 July 1994 - 2 May 1997
Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office)
Duchy of Lancaster Office
27 May 1993 - 19 July 1994
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
3 December 1990 - 27 May 1993

House membership

Mr David Davis
11 June 1987 - 18 June 2008

Opposition posts

Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)
10 November 2003 - 12 June 2008
Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (also Shadow Minister for London)
Ministry of Justice
23 July 2002 - 10 November 2003
Shadow Minister without Portfolio
HM Official Opposition
18 September 2001 - 23 July 2002

Committee memberships