David Davis names Nicola Sturgeon’s aide as Salmond leak source

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As published in the Times A former senior Conservative cabinet minister has named Nicola Sturgeon’s ex-chief of staff as the person responsible for leaking a sensitive Scottish government report into sexual harassment allegations against Alex Salmond. Sir David Davis, the former Brexit secretary, used parliamentary privilege in the House of Commons to accuse Liz Lloyd […]

Davis calls for Holyrood to have tougher powers to investigate Salmond case

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As published by the Independent A Conservative former minister has called for “democratic accountability” as he criticised the Scottish Government’s unlawful investigation of sexual harassment allegations made against Alex Salmond. David Davis has previously used parliamentary privilege to raise concerns about the processes surrounding the investigation into the former SNP leader. In 2018, Mr Salmond […]

David Davis MP writes for the Telegraph on rebuilding the Conservative Party

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As published by the Telegraph Today Parliament returns, and the Conservative MPs’ WhatsApp groups are bubbling with both returning MPs and excited newbies. Already in the background you can hear the gears of a number of leadership campaigns as they grind into action. I have no link to any of them but I do have […]

MPs call for inquiry into role of CPS in Assange case

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As published by the Evening Standard MPs are calling for an inquiry into the role of the Crown Prosecution Service over the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. A letter has been sent to the chairman of the Justice Select Committee saying evidence has come to light about the role of the CPS in relation […]

David Davis MP criticises article about Lucy Letby being unable to be read in the UK

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As published by ITV News A Conservative former minister has criticised the fact an article about child serial killer Lucy Letby is not available to read in the UK, as he argued this is “in defiance of open justice”. The article published in the New Yorker magazine questioned the evidence used in the trial which […]

MPs hit out at media lawyers’ lobbying over SLAPPs bill

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As published on legalfutures.co.uk MPs yesterday hit out at lobbying against the Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation Bill by the lawyers they accuse of creating the problem it aims to solve. The comments came during the bill’s committee stage, during which various amendments were made to strengthen the bill. In February, the government threw its […]