David Davis MP writes on how much of Cummings’ critique was right – so don’t throw all his ideas out with him

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As published by Conservative Home: The soap opera that was the departure of Dominic Cummings from Downing Street was marked by his numerous enemies heaping dirt on his metaphorical grave and stamping on it. This was perhaps inevitable, given his aggressive personal style, and his inability to see an institution without attacking it. From members […]

David Davis MP writes on how the Government can save UK aviation

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As published in the Daily Telegraph: As the UK Government, and governments around the world, grapple with the challenges of the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, it is absolutely crucial that we learn the lessons of the past six months. Whilst the Government has rightly stepped in to support sectors that have been disproportionately […]

David Davis MP and Dan Jarvis MP write on how blocking torture investigations will damage the army’s standing

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As published in the Times: On September 14 2003, Baha Mousa, a hotel receptionist, was dragged from his desk, handcuffed and taken to a detention facility in Basra along with six other Iraqi men by British soldiers. While detained, the seven men were allegedly hooded, beaten, and deprived of food, water and sleep. The soldiers […]

David Davis MP writes on how promises to voters in the North must be kept

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As published in the Daily Mail: The North has always been Britain’s great industrial heartland. Yet that proud history has become its disadvantage during the pandemic. If you work in an office-based job such as financial services, you may find it easy to do so from home. But anyone who works in a steel foundry, […]

David Davis MP writes on how proper laws on Artificial Intelligence could prevent more algorithm fiascos

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As published in the Times: After the futures of thousands of students were thrown into turmoil in August because of the unfair and unaccountable decision-making over their A-level grades, the government indicated that an independent review of the statistical model would be undertaken. It looks as though the government has handed this job to the […]