David Davis MP comments on the story on the role of RAF Croughton in the ‘war on terror’.

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As reported in The Times: US airbase staff given immunity from prosecution in war on terror. About 200 American civilian and technical staff on a military base in the UK were given diplomatic immunity for activities linked to the war on terror, it has been revealed, raising more questions about British involvement in rendition and […]

David Davis MP warns in the Sun the last three weeks of Brexit talks will be crucial to securing a trade deal

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As published in The Sun: BRUSSELS is gloomy about clinching a trade deal before Brexit — as a top Tory warns the last three weeks of talks will be critical. EU negotiating chief Michel Barnier is braced for a major bust-up next month, vowing to be “cold blooded” with Britain. Both sides have earmarked October for […]

David Davis MP writes in the Times on the need for airport testing to help the economy take off

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As published in the Times: As an MP I don’t only see the plight of British holidaymakers in France, Spain, Croatia, Austria . . . on the news. I hear directly from my constituents about the dire impact of the government’s quarantine decision. The frontline worker who won’t be able to go to work tomorrow […]

David Davis MP writes in The Sun on Sunday on how the UK must work with our allies to stand up to China’s bullying tactics

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As published in The Sun on Sunday: Nobody should be surprised that the instant Britain had second thoughts about allowing the Chinese electronics company Huawei into the UK’s 5G network, the Chinese government instantly resorted to hard-line bullying tactics. Britain will “bear the consequences” said Beijing’s ambassador to the United Kingdom. This is not new. […]

David Davis MP calls for a suitable rescue package for the live entertainment and sports industry.

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As published in ConservativeHome: Many industries face challenges from the Coronavirus, but few suffer the absolute shut down imposed on live entertainment and sport. Even the hospitality industry can see (some) light at the end of the tunnel. From live music, worth £1.1 billion to the economy, through theatreland and concert halls to the giant […]

David Davis MP and Labour’s Dan Jarvis MP want to overturn a decision by Theresa May to ditch a promise to hold a judge-led inquiry into the involvement of British intelligence in torture and rendition following 9/11.

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As reported in the Guardian: Court proceedings reveal files involving British intelligence during ‘war on terror’ Fifteen potential cases of torture or rendition involving British intelligence at the height of the “war on terror” were examined last year in a secret Whitehall review, whose existence was revealed in court proceedings on Tuesday. None were deemed […]