As published in the Guardian The super-rich are menacing those who seek to scrutinise with SLAPPs: expensive, lengthy and often bogus lawsuits. Free speech is the fundamental basis upon which democratic life is built. Many of our other precious freedoms stem from it. In the UK, we naturally take it very seriously. But it is […]
Rt Hon David Davis MP video, audio and photos.
As published in the Daily Mail Rishi Sunak is facing mounting pressure from Tory MPs to make emergency changes to modern slavery laws to reduce the number of ‘bogus asylum seekers’ crossing the Channel in small boats. A group of 50 led by ex-minister David Davis has written to the Prime Minister to rapidly implement […]
As published in the Times Red Box We need to balance the books, but we can’t do it on the backs of the world’s poorest people. The Times front page on Monday highlighted how mad Treasury accounting rules divert money from the aid budget, almost certainly at the cost of thousands of children’s lives. While […]
As published in the Daily Mail We in Britain are a generous people. For centuries, we have led the world in giving asylum to those fleeing torture and death at the hands of totalitarian regimes. I have often been at the forefront of defending our role as a safe haven for those in desperate need. […]
As published in the Mail on Sunday The collapse of Liz Truss’s premiership had a sense of inevitability about it. Almost from day one her Government was struggling. Once she sacked Kwasi Kwarteng and junked her mini-budget, it was clear her days were numbered. Now the Conservative Party must choose its new leader – and […]
As published in the Telegraph As winter approaches, the NHS looks to be on the brink of disaster – and bold, courageous action is urgently needed. First it must be acknowledged that the problems are not simply a matter of funding. The NHS budget is huge, with the health service eating up a staggering 12 […]