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David Davis MP writes for Conservative Home on why he is backing Boris Johnson for Prime Minister

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As published on Conservative Home: Amongst the speculation, froth and pomp of the Conservative leadership contest, there is a serious dividing line between the candidates – and that is how to tackle the elephant in the room which is Brexit I’ve announced my support for Boris Johnson, because I really feel this is a last […]

David Davis MP writes for The Telegraph on the potential risks posed by live facial recognition cameras

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As published on The Telegraph: Everyday millions of people walk past millions of cameras capturing billions of images. Unless you live in the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands it is near enough impossible to avoid being caught on CCTV. The UK has had these kinds of systems for decades now, and they have […]

David Davis MP writes on why he backs Boris Johnson to be the next Prime Minister

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As published in The Telegraph: I like to think I understand the pressures and processes of the Conservative Party leadership election as well as anybody. Believe me I’ve lived it in a previous life. The biggest vote driver amongst MPs is retaining their seats. Similarly, this is the major motivation of many candidates, activists and […]

David Davis MP writes in The Irish News on the importance of press freedom following the Loughinisland case

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As published in The Irish News: Monday was a momentous day, as the PSNI dropped the case against journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. The case was chilling. Has it succeeded it would have blighted investigative journalism across the UK. The ‘crime’ that Trevor and Barry were accused of was one which almost every investigative […]

David Davis MP writes in The Telegraph on the need for a revolution in university finance

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As published in The Telegraph: The Government’s latest report on post-18 education fundingis a very good piece of work. Dr Philip Augar and his panel make some important recommendations, and they could not come soon enough. The current system of student fees and loans is broken. It has led to grotesque increases in vice-chancellors’ salaries […]