David Davis MP comments on the challenges UK ministers face on giving immunity to MI5 agents committing crimes while on covert operations

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As published in The Financial Times: Senior Conservatives are to challenge UK ministers over a new law giving immunity to undercover agents who commit crimes while on covert operations, arguing the “rushed” legislation is “ill thought-through” and risks sanctioning offences that will harm innocent people. The Covert Human Intelligence Sources bill — which enters parliament […]

David Davis MP demands to hear the evidence in torture review

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As published in The Times: David Davis, the former Brexit secretary, has launched a legal challenge to be allowed into a secret court that will hear evidence of British involvement in torture and rendition. Mr Davis will argue that he should not be blocked from seeing material in the judicial review — which he is […]

David Davis MP comments on the story on the role of RAF Croughton in the ‘war on terror’.

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As reported in The Times: US airbase staff given immunity from prosecution in war on terror. About 200 American civilian and technical staff on a military base in the UK were given diplomatic immunity for activities linked to the war on terror, it has been revealed, raising more questions about British involvement in rendition and […]

David Davis MP and Labour’s Dan Jarvis MP want to overturn a decision by Theresa May to ditch a promise to hold a judge-led inquiry into the involvement of British intelligence in torture and rendition following 9/11.

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As reported in the Guardian: Court proceedings reveal files involving British intelligence during ‘war on terror’ Fifteen potential cases of torture or rendition involving British intelligence at the height of the “war on terror” were examined last year in a secret Whitehall review, whose existence was revealed in court proceedings on Tuesday. None were deemed […]

David Davis MP urges the government to start getting people back to work.

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As reported in the Hull Daily Mail: The Prime Minister has been urged to allow small businesses to get back up and running and also to reopen small shops – starting in three weeks’ time. Haltemprice and Howden MP David Davis has said it is now “essential we take the brakes off the economy” and […]