Paul Davis Leaving Politics #nlpoli
MHA and former Premier Paul Davis is leaving politics.
The MHA for Topsail – Paradise announced this afternoon that he is resigning as MHA effective November 2.
Davis served as the 12th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from September 26, 2014, to December 14, 2015. He has been the member of the House of Assembly for Topsail-Paradise since 2015, previously representing Topsail from 2010 to 2015.
Davis won the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives at the 2014 leadership convention on September 13, 2014, and was subsequently sworn in as premier.
Previous to this he had served as Minister of Health and Community Services, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, Minister of Transportation and Works, and Minister of Service NL.
Prior to entering cabinet in 2011, he served as the Legislative Assistant for the Department of Municipal Affairs.
Before entering provincial politics Davis was the media relations officer for the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the Deputy Mayor of Conception Bay South.