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 […]

Assisted dying could be legal in UK within five years, says Sir David Davis

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As published by the Express Assisted dying is likely to be legalised in the UK within five years, veteran politician Sir David Davis has said after publicly declaring his cautious support for the first time. The former Brexit Secretary once opposed efforts to change the law because he believed that life is sacred. But he […]

BBC reports on David Davis taking part in debate on assisted dying

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As published by the BBC Harold Shipman changed an “unstated norm” around end of life care, veteran Tory Sir David Davis said during a parliamentary debate on assisted dying. He suggested that prior to the serial killer’s conviction, doctors had accelerated terminally ill patients’ deaths – but that had now stopped. The debate on whether […]