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David Davis MP writes for The Sunday Times on the need for a written UK constitution

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As published in The Sunday Times: Last month the Supreme Court surprised us all. There have been few statements in modern politics that have had the impact of the president of the Supreme Court’s, not least because of the dispassionate way in which Lady Hale put her decision. Yet while that decision was surprising and […]

David Davis MP writes in The Guardian about the threat of live facial recognition to individual privacy

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The pernicious growth of the surveillance state continues with the imminent rollout of live facial recognition cameras across Britain. That is why this week I signed a statement, alongside a cross-party group of MPs, experts and civil liberties campaigners, calling for a halt to facial recognition trials to give parliament the chance to debate it properly. There […]

David Davis MP writes for The Telegraph on using healthcare data in medical research

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As published in The Telegraph: This week researchers announced a significant breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. They found that terazosin, a drug that had been developed to treat an entirely different condition – benign prostate enlargement – could also intervene to prevent or mitigate the death of nerve cells in Parkinson’s sufferers. It […]

David Davis MP writes for The Daily Mail on how producers must reformulate food to make it healthier on the basis of the latest science

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As published in The Daily Mail: A year ago, after I resigned from my Cabinet job as Brexit Secretary, I had a routine medical. The doctor frowned at my blood test results and recommended a liver scan. His instincts were right. The scan showed that I had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), caused by a […]

David Davis MP writes for The Telegraph on how attempts to block no deal weaken the UK’s negotiation position

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As published in The Telegraph: Put aside the hyperbole and exaggeration about “the death of democracy” and “constitutional outrage” that have accompanied the Prime Minister’s plans to prorogue Parliament. It is actually a sensible strategy that can potentially reset the tortured Brexit negotiations. In politics, momentum is key but it’s also crucial to have a […]