Dai Davies (trade unionist)

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Sir David H. Davies (1909 – 2 April 1998), known as Dai Davies, was a British trade unionist and Labour Party official.

Born in Beaufort, Ebbw Vale, Davies worked in Ebbw Vale and joined the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation. He was appointed as assistant general secretary in 1953, then general secretary in 1967, serving until 1975. He was also active in the Labour Party, and served as chairman in 1963, and treasurer in 1965.[1]

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Harold Wilson
Chair of the Labour Party
1962–1963
Succeeded by
Anthony Greenwood
Preceded by
Harry Nicholas
Treasurer of the Labour Party
1965–1967
Succeeded by
James Callaghan
Trade union offices
Preceded by
Harry Douglass
Assistant General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation
1953–1967
Succeeded by
E. Roberts
Preceded by
Harry Douglass
General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation
1967–1975
Succeeded by
Bill Sirs
Preceded by
Harry Douglass
Iron, Steel and Minor Metal Trades representative on the General Council of the TUC
1967 – 1975
Succeeded by
Bill Sirs