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 […]

David Davis MP comments on why we must cut taxes as economy slumps closer towards recession

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As published by The Telegraph: Boris Johnson is not planning to cut taxes for households until inflation is brought under control, meaning action is unlikely before next year. Downing Street and the Treasury fear soaring prices could “spiral”, even further if a tax cut is adopted soon to help with the cost of living. Both […]

David Davis MP writes on Prime Minister Johnson’s one final chance to prove he can govern

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As published by The Times Red Box: In January, I called on the prime minister to resign. But when my parliamentary colleagues asked me whether I had submitted a letter calling for a confidence vote, I said no. The reason was demonstrated this week when we had a vote with possibly the worst outcome, neither […]

David Davis MP raises concerns about curbs on civil legal aid

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As published by the Law Gazette: Government plans to restrict terrorists’ access to civil legal aid have been described as illogical by MPs, with a former attorney general saying he is ‘frankly worried’ by the proposals. The National Security Bill will prevent individuals convicted of a terrorist offence after February 2001 from obtaining civil legal […]