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 […]

David Davis hosts event with Rowan Atkinson

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An event in Parliament which David Davis hosted with Rowan Atkinson has been written about in Politics Home. Many Tory civil libertarians are celebrating Theresa May’s decision to block Gary McKinnon’s extradition. Tonight, they can gather again on another issue: freedom of speech. David Davis is hosting a Parliamentary reception in Westminster Hall as part […]

David Davis calls for “economic shock therapy” to restore growth

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David Davis has today set out a competitive agenda for Britain’s economy in a speech to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in London. David told the ICAEW: There is one, single policy issue that dominates British politics today. It is the economy. It is the preeminent issue that determines the welfare of British citizens. Whether they […]

Full text of David’s CPS speech “There is an alternative: Why the government needs a growth policy.”

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There is one, single policy issue that dominates British politics today. It is the economy. It is the preeminent issue that determines the welfare of British citizens. Whether they have a job, how well paid they are in that job, what taxes they have to pay, what healthcare and pensions they get, how good their […]