David Davis MP writes on how to tackle channel crossings

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As published in the Sunday Telegraph This week’s report on the tragedy in the Channel that led to the death of 31 people and an unborn baby laid the blame on the people traffickers, of course, but also pointed an accusing finger at both the French and British coastguard services. It paints a picture of […]

David Davis MP writes about what the next Prime Minister must focus on

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As published in The Telegraph: Never before in modern times have we seen quite such a dramatic shattering of a government. The abject collapse of Boris Johnson’s premiership now triggers a whole new series of problems. Notably the extent to which he will be allowed to continue in office until a replacement is found. Whoever […]

David Davis MP writes on why the Government’s tax cut defeatism betrays Brexit

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As published by The Telegraph: No tax cuts for two years. In the last few days, Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak and Michael Gove have all given the message that working people will have to wait. They fear that cutting taxes will encourage spending and make inflation worse. But this thinking ignores the second, even more […]

David Davis MP writes on Prime Minister Johnson’s one final chance to prove he can govern

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As published by The Times Red Box: In January, I called on the prime minister to resign. But when my parliamentary colleagues asked me whether I had submitted a letter calling for a confidence vote, I said no. The reason was demonstrated this week when we had a vote with possibly the worst outcome, neither […]

David Davis MP writes for The Telegraph on the Bank of England’s operational independence

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As published by the Telegraph: I have to feel some sympathy for Rishi Sunak. He has faced some of the most testing economic challenges in modern times, yet the two most powerful institutions that he depends on have essentially failed him. The Bank of England last year was forecasting a 3 per cent or so […]