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David Davis MP writes in The Times on how the PM’s Brexit deal is still (just) capable of rescue

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As published in The Times: Last week I voted for the prime minister’s Brexit deal even though I thought it was a poor deal. Indeed it was even worse than the one that I resigned in protest at. I would have preferred a no-deal outcome but the votes in parliament last week have ruled it […]

David Davis MP writes in The Telegraph on the real risk that Parliament may thwart Brexit

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As published in The Telegraph: Many will be surprised that I supported the Government’s proposed Withdrawal Agreement on Tuesday following assurances from the Prime Minister and Attorney General. There have been many difficult decisions since the referendum, but we must never forget one thing. The priority is to deliver Brexit and what record numbers of […]

David Davis MP writes for The Times on how tech companies must respect privacy

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As published in The Times: Back in 2008, when I fought a by-election on civil liberties issues, many thought that my focus on privacy was old-fashioned, even eccentric. This was, after all, the era of the internet and burgeoning social media. The younger generation happily shared their lives online, handing over personal, often intensely private […]

David Davis MP writes in The Telegraph on how we must be smart, as well as tough, to tackle knife crime

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As published in The Telegraph: Few things are more horrifying to the public than stories of people being knifed to death. Last year witnessed the highest level of knife crime since records began, and 2019 will be worse. This has triggered a fierce argument as to how to stop this. Inevitably there has been a […]

David Davis MP writes in the Daily Mail on how MPs must hold their nerve and deliver Brexit

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As published in the Daily Mail: Were there ever a need for confident and decisive government, it is now. The Prime Minister appears to be encircled. Mutinous ministers write articles for the Daily Mail in which they threaten to quit, the Labour Party opportunistically rallies for a second referendum, breaking its promises to the electorate, […]

David Davis MP quoted in the Yorkshire Post on cancelling HS2

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Scrap ‘white elephant’ HS2 scheme, says David Davis The HS2 rail scheme is a “white elephant” that should be scrapped, David Davis said. Former Brexit secretary Mr Davis was joined by Labour MP and former transport minister John Spellar, who also demanded the project be axed. Mr Davis (Haltemprice and Howden) pointed out just half […]