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The case for “defying Strasbourg” over Prisoner votes

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David, together with former Home Secretary, Jack Straw, wrote an article for the Daily Telegraph setting out the case for Britain to defy the European Court of Human Rights over its recent ruling that a blanket ban on votes for prisoners was unlawful. Just over a year ago the House of Commons was the scene […]

David says that European Prisoner Voting decision is “regrettable”

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Yesterday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that prisoners must get the vote. Although the court stated that only a “blanket” ban was unacceptable, and that the government could therefore retain the discretion to withold the right to certain prisoners, it also made clear that it believed the “trend” was towards an increasing extension […]

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 […]