Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies

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Gwilym Prys Prys-Davies, Baron Prys-Davies (born 8 December 1923) is a Welsh politician and Labour life peer in the House of Lords.

A founder member of the Welsh Socialist Republican Movement, he has long been a strong advocate of devolution for his native Wales.

He changed his surname from Davies to Prys-Davies by Deed Poll to enable his being created a Life Peer as Baron Prys-Davies, of Llanegryn in the County of Gwynedd ob 9 February 1983.[1]

In the Lords, he served as Opposition frontbench spokesperson for Health between 1983 and 1987, Northern Ireland between 1982 and 1993 and the Welsh Office between 1987 and 1997.