David continues campaign for Brough workers as BAe ends consultation

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David appeared on local radio stations BBC Radio Humberside and KCFM, and BBC’s Look North news programme, to continue the fight to save local Brough jobs. As BAe announced the end of its ‘consultation period’, David and Alan Johnson- MP for Hull West and Hessle- wrote to Ian King, chief executive of the company, to […]

David appears on BBC Radio Humberside to talk about onshore wind power

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David appeared on BBC Radio Humberside’s Peter Levy show to talk about onshore wind energy. He described tha backlash against this form of energy production, which is inefficient, expensive and blights the countryside. David went on to say that onshore wind is often least productive when energy is most needed- i.e. during very cold, still […]

David appears on Sky News to talk about the Christopher Tappin case

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David appeared on Sky News to talk about extradition to the US in relation to the Christopher Tappin case. David said that the case is “not justice as I understand it”, and questioned why Mr Tappin, whose alleged crimes took place in Britain, could not be tried in this country. He stated that ministers should […]

David condemns ‘crony capitalism’ in Prospect article

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In an article for Prospect magazine, David launched a strong defence of western capitalism, whilst condemning apparently growing ‘crony capitalism’. Small and medium sized businesses- not ‘flagship’ big businesses, are the real drivers of prosperity. The full article can be found below: It is fashionable to declare that the western model of capitalism has failed. […]

David calls for ‘unpopular’ tax cuts to boost growth

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David appeared on BBC News to discuss the need for tax cuts to boost the flagging British economy. He said that although public spending cuts were necessary, they were not enough alone to restore the economy to health. What is required is deregulation and ‘unpopular’ cuts to capital gains, national insurance contributions and other taxes. […]