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David Davis criticises the Government’s proposals on the Trade Union Bill

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As reported in the Guardian: David Davis attacks ‘Franco-style’ sections of Tories’ trade union bill The Conservative MP David Davis has attacked parts of the government’s trade union bill, suggesting proposed restrictions on pickets were like something out of Franco’s dictatorship in Spain. The MP, who ran against David Cameron for the Tory leadership in […]

David Davis writes for the Mail on Sunday about the collapse of Kids Company

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As published in the Mail on Sunday: Why I, as a Tory, despair at our bedazzled PM’s decision to give this woman a second chance: Kids Company has been a tragedy waiting to happen The Kids Company charity has been a tragedy waiting to happen for years. Supported by Prime Ministers seemingly dazzled by the […]

David Davis writes for Wired Magazine about his successful legal challenge to DRIPA

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As published in Wired Magazine: David Davis: Parliament insulted our democracy with surveillance bill One year ago, the government passed emergency legislation granting itself widesurveillance powers to collect telephone and internet metadata. The flawed Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (Dripa) was forced through Parliament in a single day, with insufficient time for proper debate. […]

David Davis attends the announcement of Care After Combat’s new President

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David attended a reception for military charity Care After Combat, who support British veterans who suffer from substance or alcohol abuse or have been in prison. At the reception Lt General Sir Peter Viggers was announced as the charity’s new President. David with Jim Davidson OBE, the Chairman of Care After Combat David with Jim […]

David Davis comments on the latest delays to the Chilcot Report

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As reported on Huffington Post: Chilcot Report: Iraq Inquiry Chairman Repeatedly Turned Down Offer Of More Civil Service Resources The chairman of the Iraq War inquiry has repeatedly refused extra resources to help finally produce the long-awaited report, the head of the civil service revealed today. Sir John Chilcot began his investigation into the circumstances […]

David Davis’ speech introducing a Bill to make wind farms meet their responsibilities

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I beg to move that leave be given to bring a Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision about obligations on wind farm operators in respect of financial cover for potential liabilities arising from cause of public nuisance; and for connected purposes. Wind farms are contentious. Some argue passionately that they are […]