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David writes about secret courts in today’s Guardian

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Secret courts would be a licence to cover up The British government’s argument for secret courts is flawed in both moral and practical terms – and should be resisted When American authorities revealed last week that a British agent was central to uncovering the latest Islamist suicide bomb plot, there was uproar. Quite reasonably, a […]

David urges BAE to limit job losses at Brough factory

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MPs call on BAE to explore jobs claim 11 May 2012 Hull Daily Mail MPs David Davis and Alan Johnson have called on BAE Systems to explore claims that more than 100 jobs at the Brough site could be saved. Union bosses claim work for more than 100 people has been subcontracted out to the […]

David interviewed for Public Service magazine

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David was interviewed by Nick Assinder for Public Service magazine. He said that he would advise youngsters asking him about politics today not to get into it, but to earn more money outside of a hostile public gaze. Nevertheless, he continued that he was finding his role as a prominent backbench MP, campaigning on vital […]

David writes in The Times condemning the short-termism of BAE and other British manufacturers

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David wrote in The Times about the short-termism of BAE in its decision to end production at the Brough plant. The company has pointed to falling defence orders as the cause of the shutdown. But its heavy investment in once-illegal share buyback schemes- which serve to boost the income of the management whilst doing little […]

David writes in The Times about the need for reform of the ECHR

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In an article for The Times, David criticised the European Court of Human Rights, which has repeatedly reached judgements that would have shocked the original signatories of the convention which established it. He called for the creation of a rule whereby Strasbourg would be stopped from hearing cases which are properly considered the business of […]