David Davis MP writes in ConservativeHome on how the Government should not be waiting for coronavirus case numbers to drop to 100,000 before starting the track and trace programme

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As published in ConservativeHome: One of the starkest facts about the about the global coronavirus pandemic is the sharp difference between the infection rates in the Western nations and the Asian countries. Given the proximity of South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore to China, you would expect them to face overwhelming number of cases […]

David Davis MP writes in Reaction on what we need to learn from the countries with low coronavirus death rates.

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As published in Reaction: As I stood for the one minute’s silence this week, honouring our heroic health workers, I wondered whether we were inadvertently giving them an impossible task. The numbers suggest that we might be. One of the more challenging aspects for the government in managing the coronavirus strategy is the sheer unreliability […]

David Davis MP writes in the Daily Mail on the coronavirus lockdown.

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As published in the Daily Mail: When challenged on the decisions that they have taken in the past few months, ministers invariably answer: ‘All our decisions are based on the science’. That makes it sound as though the decisions are based on black and white facts, but they are not. For our scientists are working […]

David Davis MP writes in the Mail on Sunday urging the government to give small firms a tax holiday for two years

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As published in the Mail on Sunday: We must give small firms a tax holiday for two years, says DAVID DAVIS Assuming that we have this dreadful virus under control, it is now essential we take the brakes off the economy and get as many people as possible back to work. Starting in three weeks’ […]

David Davis MP writes in the Mail on Sunday on policing by consent during the coronavirus epidemic

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As published in the Mail on Sunday: For centuries, the United Kingdom was the leader of the world in the freedom of its citizens. We were permitted to do what we wanted to, unless the law explicitly prohibited it. Unless the sign said ‘Do not walk on the grass’, we could stroll across the lawn. […]