David Davis MP writes to Foreign Secretary calling for British Sikh ‘tortured’ in India to be freed

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As published in the Guardian: British Sikh ‘tortured’ in India after arrest must be freed, say MPs. Nearly 140 parliamentarians warn trumped-up charges could result in death penalty for Jagtar Singh Johal. Nearly 140 MPs and peers have written to Dominic Raab urging him to do more to secure the release of a young Sikh […]

David Daivs MP comments on increasing the tax burden in the upcoming budget

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As published in the Daily Telegraph: Rishi Sunak paves way for tax rises with warning of ‘enormous’ Covid impact on economy Chancellor says support for businesses would ‘align’ with roadmap out of lockdown. A tax squeeze could hit within months as Rishi Sunak warned that he will “level” with the public about the challenge the […]

David Davis MP comments on post-Brexit vaccine rollout

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As published by CNN: Boris Johnson’s vaccine strategy gets another boost, while Europe confronts fresh problems. London (CNN) Boris Johnson didn’t have a very good start to the pandemic. The United Kingdom still has one of the world’s worst coronavirus mortality rates, and is near the top of the table in total infections and deaths […]

David Davis MP comments on why the chancellor should not increase taxes in upcoming Budget

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As published in the Daily Express: Tory grandees intervene in Rishi Sunak’s budget with warning to NOT raise taxes Senior Tory MPs are pleading with Rishi Sunak to bin Budget tax rises – and trigger a high-speed Covid recovery. Six former Cabinet ministers say the Chancellor must not burden families and firms who are desperate […]

David Davis MP will vote against budget if there are significant tax rises

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As published in the Times: MPs could vote down plans to increase corporation tax from 19 per cent to 25 per cent amid opposition from Tory rebels and Labour, a senior minister has said. Rishi Sunak is expected to use his budget next week to announce a “pathway” to increase corporation tax over the course […]

David Davis MP signs letter urging Chancellor not to raise fuel tax in Budget

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As published in The Sun: More than two dozen Tory MPs have written to Rishi Sunak urging him not to raise fuel tax in his Budget. They say Boris Johnson made a pledge in 2019 not to increase the hated levy and breaking the vow would betray voters. The 26 Conservatives – including former ministers […]