Garfield Davies, Baron Davies of Coity
Davies left school at 15 and worked as an electrician, serving in the Royal Air Force 1956-58. In 1969 he became a full-time trade union official with USDAW and rose through the ranks, becoming General Secretary of the union in 1986. He retired in 1997.
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Lord Davies of Coity, General Secretary, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers, 1986–97, 78
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