David Davis MP urges the Chancellor to abandon the vehicle excise duty on new motorhomes

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Furious MPs today demand new chancellor Rishi Sunak axe an EU-imposed tax that has added almost £2,000 to the cost of a new motorhome and hand a post-Brexit boost to British businesses. Under a green Brussels regulation change last September the vehicle excise duty for new campervans rocked from £265 in the first year to […]

David Davis MP discusses the current Brexit negotiations with the Financial Times

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As reported in the Financial Times: Both sides in the Brexit trade talks signed off their negotiating mandates on Tuesday, paving the way for the opening of formal discussions next week. We already know there are fundamental differences to bridge: the UK says it wants no compromise when it comes to setting its own rules […]

David Davis MP warns of the serious security risk posed by Huawei

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As reported in the Sunday Telegraph: David Davis has warned that allowing Huawei to build part of the UK’s 5G network could be seen as “the worst decision made by a British prime minister”, as the Government prepares to introduce legislation to Parliament. Urging Boris Johnson to reconsider, the former Brexit secretary said it is […]

David Davis MP urges the Prime Minister to reject ‘firing squad’ approach to Whitehall

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As reported in the Guardian: Boris Johnson has been urged by a former cabinet colleague to abandon his apparent inclination to implement Whitehall changes by “firing squad”. David Davis, the former Brexit secretary, was speaking in response to a front-page story in the Sunday Telegraph claiming that Johnson has a hitlist of three senior permanent […]

David Davis MP warns slashing pension tax relief would be a ‘moral disgrace’.

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As reported in the Mail on Sunday: David Davis has warned Boris Johnson not to go ahead with a potential pension tax relief raid at the Budget as the former Cabinet minister said it would be a ‘moral disgrace’. The ex-Brexit secretary said hitting savers in the pocket would represent an ‘economic farce’ as he […]