David Davis writes for Conservative Home about reviving the Right to Buy

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As published on ConservativeHome.Com David Davis MP: How to revive the Right to Buy Iain Duncan-Smith’s proposal to gift tenants’ their council houses if they hold down a job for a year was described by housing associations as ‘bonkers’, dismissing it out of hand. I would not be so discourteous, but serious problems remain nonetheless. […]

David Davis writes in the Sunday Times about the need to publish the Chilcot Report

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As published in the Sunday Times: Forget Britain’s blushes. Give us the truth about Iraq The Iraq War claimed the lives of more than 100,000 soldiers and civilians. The country’s infrastructure was destroyed, huge amounts of the West’s political capital were spent and what is in effect a long-running civil war was precipitated. It was […]

David Davis writes about the UK’s complicity in the CIA torture programme for Conservative Home

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As published on ConservativeHome.com We have damaged our national interest by turning a blind eye to torture In March 2003 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the supposed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was captured in Pakistan. Following his capture, he was waterboarded a horrifying 183 times over the next month, treatment described by internal CIA records as, […]

David Davis writes in the Mail on Sunday about the ‘yawning gap between Britain’s political leadership and the people they serve’

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As published in the Daily Mail: We’re aloof and out of touch, says senior Tory MP David Davis, who warns: ‘Stay that way, and we’ll lose election’ On Tuesday I walked the streets of Rochester trying to persuade Ukip voters to vote Conservative. As I did so, in the Commons the Government was suffering a […]

David Davis writes about the value of grammar schools in the Sunday Express

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As published in the Sunday Express: Grammars are a class issue It is a commonplace myth among the Westminster media to view me as from a deprived background, son of a single mother, brought up on a council estate and all that. If we want talented children from deprived backgrounds we must expand selective grammar […]