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David Davis writes for Conservative Home about the Greek Crisis

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As published on Conservative Home: David Davis MP: Juncker, Draghi and Lagarde – the trio sacrificing the people of Greece on the altar of the Euro The Euro-clique that is the Troika should be ashamed of itself. This organisation, comprising the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the IMF run by yet another member […]

David Davis comments on the Government’s decision to end subsidies for new wind farms

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Today the Department for Energy and Climate Change announced that the Government will close the Renewables Obligation scheme across Great Britain to new onshore wind generating stations from 1 April 2016. In response to today’s announcement, Mr Davis has said: “It is pleasing to see the Government implementing one of the key Conservative manifesto commitments. […]

David Davis comments on the recommendations on surveillance in the Anderson Report

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As reported in The Times Cameron in showdown over spying David Cameron rejected plans yesterday to strip ministers of the power to authorise snooping by Britain’s spies, triggering a backlash from Tory MPs. Downing Street made clear that it was unhappy at a proposal by the anti-terrorism watchdog to hand judges the power to authorise […]

David Davis comments on the Prime Minister’s response to the recommendations in the Anderson Report

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This afternoon, in response to David Anderson’s report into the operation and regulation of investigatory powers, Downing Street indicated that David Cameron is unlikely to agree to a proposal that ministers should be stripped of their powers to authorise surveillance warrants. The Prime Minister’s spokeswoman said that the authorities need to be able to “respond […]

David Davis comments on the Government’s delay of the release of the Anderson Report

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As reported by the Huffington Post: ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ Campaigners Claim Victory After Surveillance Report Says Existing Powers Are Enough Civil liberties campaigners have claimed a victory against a proposed expansion of authorities’ power to spy on your phone calls and online activity after an independent review of existing surveillance powers said they were sufficient. The […]

David Davis criticises the Government’s attempts to delay the Anderson Report

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The independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, David Anderson QC, has today published the results of his independent review into the operation and regulation of investigatory powers. This morning the report’s release was delayed, with Downing Street twice holding up the report’s publication. In response to the delay, David Davis MP said: “Frankly this behaviour is […]