David writes for the Spectator’s book blog

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David writes about Dan Ariely’s The Upside of Irrationality for the Spectator’s book blog. In his work, Ariely shows that, contrary to expectations, large incentives (such as the high executive pay of bank CEOs) do not necessarily encourage desirable outcomes (i.e. good bank performance). In fact, stress, recklessness and poor decision making are often the […]

David writes on Conservativehome about the eurozone crisis

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David writes an article for the prominent Conservative grass-roots website, Conservativehome, setting out his views on the future of the eurozone. The full article can be found below: It is time for the Government to stop pretending that preserving the Euro in its current form is in our national interest. Standard and Poor’s writing down […]

IPPR publishes ‘Right to buy 2.0’

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The Institute for Public Policy Research, one of Britain’s leading think tanks, publishes ‘Right to buy 2.0’- a pamphlet co-written by David and Frank Field MP. In it, the case for the unlocking of trapped capital in social housing is made: which would enable the improvement and expansion of the country’s sorely lacking social housing […]

David writes in the Telegraph about the need for a renegotiation of Britain’s position in the EU

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David wrote an article for the Daily Telegraph, in which he made clear the pressing need for the Prime Minister to negotiate permanent opt-outs from unecessary, and hugely costly, EU regulations.

David writes in the Mail about the need for Britain to stand with the non-Euro states of the EU

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In the Daily Mail today, David set out the urgent need for Britain to stand with the other non-Euro member states of the EU, in opposition to the Franco-German axis which threatens to dominate the organisation.