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David questions the PM about the award of the Indian fighter contract to Dassault over UK companies

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During PMQs, David asked whether the Prime Minister would make it a priority to reverse the decision of the Indian government to opt for the French Rafale fighter aircraft over the Typhoon in a £10bn contract. The full question, and the Prime Minister’s answer, can be found below: David: “Yesterday it was announced that the […]

David appears on World at One to discuss the PM’s EU veto

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David appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘World at One’ to discuss the status of the Prime Minister’s December veto of a new EU pact. David described how it is very important that the veto involves the specific prevention of the use of EU institutions by the signatories of the ‘financial stability’ pact. He goes on […]

David appears on Look North

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David was interviewed by BBC Look North’s Peter Levy about the impact of the Indian decision to opt for the French manufactured Rafale over the Typhoon, on BAe’s Brough site. David explained that although there will be no “immediate, direct impact”, BAe managers described the possibility of the Indian fighter aircraft contract being awarded to […]

David appears on the BBC’s Sunday Politics

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David appeared on the BBC’s Sunday Politics show, talking about the proposed increase in Britain’s contributions to the IMF as part of ongoing attempts to solve the eurozone crisis. David set out his view that continual bailouts of ailing eurozone economies are ineffective without the devaluation that only a departure from the euro can bring. […]

David appears on Sky’s Murnaghan show to review the papers

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David appeared on Sky News’ Murnaghan show with Diane Abbott and David Aaronovitch to review the sunday papers. David made clear his astonishment at opinion polls showing the Conservatives leading Labour in voting intention, despite the spending squeeze. He also commented on media reports of a ‘bishop’s war’ against the coalition, making clear that bishops […]