David Davis MP writes on why the Government’s tax cut defeatism betrays Brexit

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As published by The Telegraph: No tax cuts for two years. In the last few days, Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove have all given the message that working people will have to wait. They fear that cutting taxes will encourage spending and make inflation worse. But this thinking ignores the second, even more […]

David Davis MP comments on why we must cut taxes as economy slumps closer towards recession

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As published by The Telegraph: Boris Johnson is not planning to cut taxes for households until inflation is brought under control, meaning action is unlikely before next year. Downing Street and the Treasury fear soaring prices could “spiral”, even further if a tax cut is adopted soon to help with the cost of living. Both […]

David Davis MP writes on Prime Minister Johnson’s one final chance to prove he can govern

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As published by The Times Red Box: In January, I called on the prime minister to resign. But when my parliamentary colleagues asked me whether I had submitted a letter calling for a confidence vote, I said no. The reason was demonstrated this week when we had a vote with possibly the worst outcome, neither […]

David Davis MP raises concerns about curbs on civil legal aid

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As published by the Law Gazette: Government plans to restrict terrorists’ access to civil legal aid have been described as illogical by MPs, with a former attorney general saying he is ‘frankly worried’ by the proposals. The National Security Bill will prevent individuals convicted of a terrorist offence after February 2001 from obtaining civil legal […]

David Davis MP votes no confidence in Prime Minister

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As published by ITV Calendar: Boris Johnson has survived his vote of confidence. But more than 40 per cent of his own MPs want him gone. Every Conservative MP I spoke to after the vote said they thought the prime minister did worse than expected. Ashfield MP Lee Anderson, who backed Boris Johnson, told me […]

David Davis MP discusses outcomes of Prime Minister’s confidence vote with LBC’s Andrew Marr

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As published by the Daily Express: BORIS Johnson’s Government will either adopt a paralysed or a populist way of governing if he survives the no-confidence vote, David Davis has warned. Former Brexit Secretary and former Chairman of the Conservative Party, David Davis, warned of two possible case scenarios after the confidence vote, should Prime Minister […]