David Davis MP welcomes the awarding of a grant to Little Weighton Village Hall

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Today it was announced that Little Weighton Village Hall are to be awarded a grant worth £499,734 from the Big Lottery Fund. Responding to the announcement, David Davis MP said: “This is excellent news for the residents of Little Weighton. Little Weighton Village Hall has been a focal point for the community for over 110 […]

David Davis comments on the publication of the Chilcot Report into the Iraq War

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Today the Iraq Inquiry has published its final report into the UK’s policy on Iraq, covering the run up to, the conduct of, and the planning for the period following, the Iraq War. The Iraq Inquiry made a number of critical conclusions, in particular that: · The UK chose to join the invasion of Iraq […]

David Davis offers condolences after death of Jo Cox MP

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My sincere condolences to Jo Cox MP’s family. I had the pleasure of working with her on a campaign to crack down on tax havens, and there is no doubt that everyone will greatly miss her campaigning zeal. David Davis

David Davis comments on the CPS dropping investigation against Sir Cliff Richard

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Today the Crown Prosecution Service have announced that the singer Sir Cliff Richard will face no further action over allegations of historical sexual abuse. In response to the announcement, David Davis MP said: “In light of another high-profile arrest which resulted in no prosecution, it is time for a complete review of police procedures surrounding […]

David Davis is interviewed by the Yorkshire Post on the European Union Referendum

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As published in the Yorkshire Post: Davis: Thatcher made single market mistake Late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher would have never voted for the single market if she could have foreseen its catastrophic consequences, a senior Conservative claims. Former Europe Minister David Davis, whose political savvy and pleasantries abound earned him the name of “the charming […]

David Davis calls on the Government to scrap international aid targets

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As reported in the Daily Mail: Pressure on David Cameron grows as Tory MPs slam his controversial overseas aid spending David Cameron was facing mounting pressure over his controversial overseas aid programme last night after a senior Tory MP branded it ‘public relations above real generosity’. Former Shadow Home Secretary David Davis urged the Prime […]

David Davis responds to the Prime Minister’s comments on trade in the Brexit campaign

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As reported in the Daily Telegraph: Cameron takes to the rooftops to nail six ‘lies’ David Cameron yesterday accused leading Eurosceptics of telling six “total untruths” in hastily arranged press conference after he became angered watching the early evening news. The Prime Minister accused Michael Gove and Boris Johnson’s campaign to leave the EU of […]

David Davis comments on Computer Weekly’s investigation into the interception of MPs’ email

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As published on computerweekly.com: MPs’ private emails are routinely accessed by GCHQ GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) have access to intercepted emails sent and received by all members of the UK Parliament and peers, including with their constituents, a Computer Weekly investigation has established. The intelligence agency in Cheltenham has been able […]

David Davis gives a speech making the case for Brexit

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The Economic Case for Brexit – 26 May 2016 – One Great George Street It is now exactly four weeks until the British people make the most momentous decision of modern times. I rather wish that the standard of argument from the other side had lived up to the occasion. In the past few weeks, […]

David Davis responds to Sir John Major’s comments on immigration

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The former Prime Minister Sir John Major has today issued a warning to senior Conservative MPs on the risks of their heavy emphasis on immigration in the EU referendum debate. Sir John warned that, “this is dangerous territory that, if handled carelessly, can open up long-term divisions in our society.” The former Prime Minister’s warning […]

David Davis writes in the Times about the weaknesses of the EU Single Market

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As published in The Times: The single market only benefits big firms and lobbyists If the Common Market was good, the single market must be better, right? Wrong. It is the most misleading piece of conventional unwisdom in this EU debate. There is no doubt that entry into the Common Market was beneficial for Britain […]

David Davis comments across the papers on the publication date for the Chilcot report.

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As reported in the Daily Telegraph: Date for Iraq report after EU vote branded a ‘stitch up’ The official inquiry into the Iraq War will be published in July, less than a fortnight after the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union in a move branded a “stitch up” by anti-EU MPs. Sir John […]