David Davis MP writes on the importance of regional airports and airlines

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As published in the Yorkshire Post In July, the owners of Doncaster Sheffield Airport, the Peel Group, announced their concerns regarding the commercial viability of the airport. The public consultation which was launched into whether the airport has a future is due to close in three days on September 26. This has caused entirely justified […]

David Davis MP writes about the stance the Government should be taking against torture

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As published in the Telegraph. Successive British governments have acquiesced in the abuse of political detainees by foreign regimes. This must stop now. Liz Truss and I share a fundamentally Conservative line on repeat offenders. As Justice Secretary she rightly saw that lawbreakers who refuse to learn their lesson had to face the consequences. I’m […]

David Davis MP writes about the Online Safety Bill

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As published in the Spectator. “Read the Bill”. That was the response I got from Nadine Dorries, the Secretary for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, when I warned of the danger her beloved Online Safety Bill poses to free speech. Dorries, a firm supporter of Liz Truss’s bid for the Tory leadership, indicated on Thursday […]

David Davis MP writes on how to tackle channel crossings

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As published in the Sunday Telegraph This week’s report on the tragedy in the Channel that led to the death of 31 people and an unborn baby laid the blame on the people traffickers, of course, but also pointed an accusing finger at both the French and British coastguard services. It paints a picture of […]

David Davis MP writes about what the next Prime Minister must focus on

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As published in The Telegraph: Never before in modern times have we seen quite such a dramatic shattering of a government. The abject collapse of Boris Johnson’s premiership now triggers a whole new series of problems. Notably the extent to which he will be allowed to continue in office until a replacement is found. Whoever […]

David Davis MP writes on why the Government’s tax cut defeatism betrays Brexit

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As published by The Telegraph: No tax cuts for two years. In the last few days, Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove have all given the message that working people will have to wait. They fear that cutting taxes will encourage spending and make inflation worse. But this thinking ignores the second, even more […]