David Davis MP writes that Parliament needs more time to scrutinise the EU Trade Agreement than the single day it has been given

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As published by Conservative Home: The deal Boris Johnson brought back from Brussels last week looks pretty good on the face of it. It seems to achieve the aim of regaining control of our laws, borders and money promised by Johnson himself in the Leave campaign. When Parliament votes for it this week – as […]

David Davis MP writes ‘Britain has nothing to fear with a No Deal Brexit — we must stand our ground’

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As published in The Sun: Throughout the entire Brexit negotiation Britain has tried to behave in a civilised manner so as to avoid an acrimonious break-up. That is not true of the European Union — on the contrary it has behaved unreasonably from the beginning. The EU demands we agree not to subsidise industry, but […]

David Davis MP writes on how cutting foreign aid will drive refugees into desperate dangers

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As published in the Evening Standard: Former US defence secretary James Mattis told Donald Trump that “the more you cut aid, the more I have to spend on ammunition”. But he also told his troops in Afghanistan, “if in order to kill the enemy, you have to kill an innocent, don’t take the shot. Don’t […]

David Davis MP and Bob Blackman MP write on how ten years on, the Government must right the wrongs of the Equitable Life scandal

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As published in the Times: This year marks two significant milestones in the unfinished fight for justice for the victims of the Equitable Life scandal, in which over a million policyholders lost part of their pension savings as a result of a decade of regulatory maladministration. It also provides an opportunity for a Conservative government […]

David Davis MP writes on how Saudis must show ex-crown prince is well and unharmed

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As published in The Times: This weekend marks the fifteenth meeting of the G20, when the summit will be hosted by Saudi Arabia. The theme, “Realising Opportunities of the 21st Century for All”, will touch on the Middle East and global threats such as terrorism. Human rights campaigners have criticised Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the […]