David Davis MP writes on withdrawal of US and UK troops from Afghanistan

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As published by Conservative Home: The harsh truth is that we had no strategy – and fell back on supporting a corrupt state. Like many others, I have watched with horror and shame as Taliban forces have seized Afghan regional capital after capital. Horror, because although I have spent the last few months pressing the […]

David Davis MP and Robert Halfon MP write in The Times on AI teaching and social mobility

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As published in The Times: The prime minister has rightly put levelling up at the heart of his government’s agenda. Yet if this is to succeed, then we must also focus on restoring social mobility. We have one of the poorest rates of social mobility in the developed world, ranking 21st on the Global Social […]

David Davis MP writes on extradition to the United States

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As published by the Mail on Sunday: Most distressingly, any Briton can be seized from their home and taken to a prison in a foreign country purely on the say-so of that nation’s lawyers if they claim the person is guilty of some – as yet unproved – crime. For the UK is one of […]

David Davis MP writes on new laws to police the internet

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As published in the Daily Mail: EXCLUSIVE – DAVID DAVIS: These new laws to police the internet are a censor’s charter that will have a chilling effect on free speech The Government’s Online Safety Bill is a good example of the best of intentions leading to the worst of outcomes. It is at best ‘naïve’; […]

David Davis MP writes on foreign aid cuts

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As published by House Magazine: The government must put foreign aid cuts to a vote – they will be stronger for it. Our aid cuts are weak, insecure, and inward-looking. The stakes are too high and the potential damage too great to simply allow the government to run roughshod over Parliament. A vote on the […]