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The leading Tory eurosceptic MP, David Davis, declared that the British people must be given the chance to vote for a major repatriation of powers from Brussels by early 2014.
When you’ve managed to cheese off both the Lib Dems and David Davis, you know you’ve got quite a legislative fight on your hands.
Tory big beasts do not come much bigger than David Davis. For years he was a standard bearer for the Conservative Right, and many of the party’s supporters still wonder what would have happened if the one-time SAS reservist had seen off David Cameron in the 2005 leadership contest. The former shadow home secretary does not roar often, but when he does, the party listens.
Not one Liberal Democrat MP has sought to follow David Davis and become an unimpeachable defender of civil Liberties. If you doubt me, ask who is the Lib Dem Davis? Tim Farron, Julian Huppert, Simon Hughes? No, I can’t remember a word they have said either.
I for one welcome whole-heartedly the Prime Minister’s caution. It was not a policeman or a regulator or politician who highlighted the phone hacking scandal. It was a member of our free press. David Davis, former Shadow Home Secretary.
As published in The Guardian: Plebgate row deepens as Mitchell to be sued by officer he accused of lying The police officer at the centre of the Plebgate row that cost Andrew Mitchell his cabinet job is to sue the former chief whip for libel. Toby Rowland, the officer on duty in Downing Street at […]
As Published in The Guardian: The Liberal Democrat Home Office minister, Norman Baker, has rejected as “complete nonsense” claims that carol singers and charity collectors could be banned as a result of the government’s new civil injunctions that will replace antisocial behaviour orders (asbos). He has told campaigners that councils would have to go to […]
As published in The Telegraph: David Cameron faces unrest over EU migration from inside government; Minister Kris Hopkins joins anonymous government aides to back Tory demands for a ban on Romanian and Bulgarian migrants David Cameron is facing a rebellion from inside the government over plans to allow an unlimited number of Romanian and Bulgarian […]
As published in the Financial Times: Mitchell criticises CPS over ‘plebgate’ Andrew Mitchell, the former cabinet minister, has made damning criticisms of public prosecutors and questioned the integrity of the Metropolitan Police following news that only one officer is to be charged over the long-running “plebgate” row . The original dispute, which occurred in September […]
As published in the Financial Times: Treasury should have spotted bidder’s shortfall, says Davis; Lloyds branches The Treasury has been accused by a senior Tory MP of missing warnings that the Co-op bank’s bid to buy 630 Lloyds bank branches was heading for failure, adding fuel to Labour attempts to pin blame on George Osborne […]
David Davis says Chancellor George Osborne and the Treasury has “serious questions to answer” about the oversight of the Co-op Bank
As pblished in Leicester Mercury: Disgraced Flowers held over drugs investigation; Enquiry call: Chancellor Under Fire Over Bank Issues Disgraced former Co-op bank chairman Paul Flowers is being questioned by police after he was arrested in connection with an “an ongoing drug supply investigation”. Mr Flowers, 63, a Methodist minister who was suspended by both […]