David Davis Articles
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
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. […]
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 […]
As published in the Mail On Sunday: When two politicians who, for years, have clashed over policies now find themselves on the same side of the argument about a mandatory 14-day quarantine period, it must be time to reflect whether the Government has got it wrong. The Home Secretary’s policy is a devastating blow for […]
As published in the Daily Mail: Last night in his sombre address to the nation, the Prime Minister told us that he was putting the safety of the country before the economy, and was only going to marginally relax the lockdown. His judgement on that may be right, and it accords with the public mood. […]
David Davis MP and Matt Ridley write in The Sunday Telegraph on the modelling which led to the lockdown.
As published in The Sunday Telegraph: Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College “stepped back” from the Sage group advising ministers when his lockdown-busting romantic trysts were exposed. Perhaps he should have been dropped for a more consequential misstep. Details of the model his team built to predict the epidemic are emerging and they are not pretty. […]