David Davis attends the announcement of Care After Combat’s new President

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David attended a reception for military charity Care After Combat, who support British veterans who suffer from substance or alcohol abuse or have been in prison. At the reception Lt General Sir Peter Viggers was announced as the charity’s new President. David with Jim Davidson OBE, the Chairman of Care After Combat David with Jim […]

David Davis attends flood insurance event in Parliament

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David Davis MP attended an event in Parliament this week to discuss insurer’s response to flooding. As Haltemprice and Howden is one of the top 100 constituencies at risk of flooding in the UK, RSA Insurance prepared information on the resilience measures supported by the Government’s Repair and Renew grant. The scheme encourages flood defence […]

David Davis MP writes for The Conservative Woman: End the bias against one-earner families. Make the £10,500 tax allowance fully transferable

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David Davis MP: End the bias against one-earner families. Make the £10,500 tax allowance fully transferable Most voters agree that there is little that is more important than family. And yet for the last two decades governments have consistently failed to reform a tax system that benefits single people over married couples with children. In […]

David Davis MP comments on meeting regarding plans to improve flood defences in the Humber Estuary

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MPs and local council representatives from across the region met today to discuss plans to improve flood defences in the Humber Estuary. A presentation on the progress of the Humber Flood Risk Management Strategy was given by the Environment Agency. The Environment Agency has recently been updating its flood strategy for the Humber. The meeting […]

NHS listening event

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David Davis MP encourages constituents from Haltemprice and Howden to attend a ‘listening event’ being held by the local NHS Trust. The listening event will be held on Monday, 3rd February from 6:30pm at: The Reception Room, The Guildhall, Hull City Council, Hull, HU1 2AA. Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust is part of […]

David Davis MP comments on report calling for improvement at Castle Hill, Goole and District hospitals

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After the Care Quality Commission’s State of Care Report 2012/2013 highlighted the need for improvement at Castle Hill Hospital and the Goole and District Hospital, the Rt Hon David Davis MP has said: “This report is deeply troubling. Both hospitals have failed to meet the standards expected by the Care Quality Commission. The fact that […]

David Davis’s speech in Parliament regarding the Public Interest Disclosure Amendment

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Public Interest Disclosure (Amendment) Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23) Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden) (Con): I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Employment Rights Act 1996 to provide that disclosures of information about malpractice to a Member of […]

MP David Davis opens new-look village Post Office

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As published by The York Press: MP David Davis opens new-look village Post Office MP David Davis cuts the ribbon at the new-look Bubwith Post Office A Revamped village post office near Selby is back in business. To celebrate the launch of the new-look Bubwith Post Office, Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis cut the […]

David Davis opens newly refurbished post office in Bubwith

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After opening the newly-refurbished Post Office at Bubwith on Friday 15th November, the Rt Hon David Davis MP has said: “I welcomed the news that Bubwith Post Office was to be modernised and am delighted to be here today to congratulate Brian Windsor on his hard work and to formally open the new-look branch. The […]

David Davis says Britain needs to ‘get fracking’

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As in The Daily Mail; “Britain faces two colossal challenges. The first is how to get the economy growing. The Western world is fighting to return to growth levels we took for granted ten years ago. We face a future in a one per cent world. The second challenge is keeping the lights on. EU […]

David Davis speaks about legal aid cuts in the House of Commons Chamber

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Mr David Davis: My name is on this motion not because I do not think we need to control the cost of legal aid—we do—but should it be done in this way and at this speed? I think not. The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 is barely complete, and has had no […]

David Davis speaks in the Queen’s Speech Debate in the House of Commons

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Mr David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden) (Con): Until the last line, I was rather enjoying that speech. It is a pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant). As always, he entertained me. We last debated a Queen’s Speech rather more than a year ago. On that occasion, the House gained some amusement […]