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 […]

David Davis MP organises meeting to address concerns over height of rubbish tip

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As reported in the Hull Daily Mail; “Concerns over the height of a giant rubbish tip near Gilberdyke will be raised later this week. The tip, which overlooks the M62 motorway, has been the focus of protests by nearby residents for more than a year after operators City Plant Ltd exceeded agreed height limits. Now, […]

David Davis MP speech “Europe: It’s Time To Decide”

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Introduction The first of January will mark the 40th anniversary of the UK’s entry into the Common Market. Back in 1973, this was greeted with celebrations in Brussels. At the stroke of midnight a Union Jack was raised at EEC headquarters. The new British Commissioner joined revellers on the streets for a torch-lit procession. Prime […]

David Davis MP speech in the House of Commons calling for Intercept as Evidence to be used in court

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“It is a privilege to follow Mr Lammy, who has done a sterling job of making the basic case, and, perhaps in some ways more importantly, of defending the interests and rights of his constituents, some of whom feel very aggrieved after the events of last year. I shall speak more briefly than he did […]