David Davis MP writes on extradition to the United States

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As published by the Mail on Sunday: Most distressingly, any Briton can be seized from their home and taken to a prison in a foreign country purely on the say-so of that nation’s lawyers if they claim the person is guilty of some – as yet unproved – crime. For the UK is one of […]

David Davis MP writes on putting the brakes on the costly HS2 railway

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As published in The Times Red Box: The case to scrap HS2 is getting stronger and stronger each day. It is becoming increasingly clear it will not be value for money, it will not bridge the north-south divide and it will not help ease congestion across the rail network. In 2010, we were told HS2 […]

David Davis MP comments on ruling to extradite Mike Lynch to United States

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As published by The Daily Telegraph: Mike Lynch, the alleged architect of Britain’s biggest corporate fraud, has suffered a crucial defeat in his fight against extradition to America as he seeks to avoid potentially decades in prison. The Autonomy founder, who is wanted on charges of fraud over the sale of the software company, moved […]

David Davis MP comments on plans to appoint ministers from outside parliament

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As published in The Independent: Boris Johnson and his successors in No 10 should be given powers to appoint outsiders instead of just MPs and peers as ministers, a new report examining reform of Whitehall has urged. The controversial proposal forms one of the recommendations put forward by the Commission for Smart Government – set […]

David Davis MP comments on strengthening the protection of free speech on campus

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As published in The Daily Telegraph: No-platforming and “cancel culture” is akin to “modern McCarthyism” with social media used to conduct “orchestrated attacks” on people’s reputation, the Commons has been warned. The “terrible outbreak of intolerance” in contemporary society is reminiscent of America in the Forties and Fifties, when prominent figures were denounced as supporters […]

David Davis MP writes on new laws to police the internet

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As published in the Daily Mail: EXCLUSIVE – DAVID DAVIS: These new laws to police the internet are a censor’s charter that will have a chilling effect on free speech The Government’s Online Safety Bill is a good example of the best of intentions leading to the worst of outcomes. It is at best ‘naïve’; […]