David Davis MP comments on legal action against GP data grab

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As published in the Finacial Times: The UK government is being threatened with legal action if it does not pause plans to collate the full medical histories of 55m patients in England into a single database from July 1. In a pre-action letter sent on Friday on behalf of five organisations and Conservative MP David […]

David Davis MP comments on why we must keep our foreign aid promises

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As published in the Yorkshire Post: Yorkshire MP David Davis says Boris Johnson must keep promises on foreign aid as Theresa May joins rebellion. A senior Yorkshire Conservative MP says the Government must keep to its promise of spending 0.7 per cent of national income on foreign aid if it “wants a truly global Britain”. […]

David Davis MP comments on axing VAT on holiday tests to help get the country moving again

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As published in the Daily Mail: Rishi Sunak last night faced a growing clamour to scrap the VAT ‘stealth tax’ on Covid travel tests. MPs, campaigners and travel chiefs all urged the Chancellor to immediately axe the levy, which adds 20 per cent to what is already described as a ‘rip-off’ fee. Critics said the […]

David Davis MP comments on compliance of international travel guidance

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As published in The Daily Mail: Families should expect a ‘knock on the door’ when they return from abroad, Priti Patel warned last night. The Home Secretary said enforcement was being stepped up to make sure travellers who visit amber-list countries such as France, Spain and Italy obey the ten-day quarantine rule. Officials have the […]

David Davis MP comments on the effectiveness of local lockdowns

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As published by The i: A cross-party coalition is preparing to oppose local lockdowns being imposed across England next month to combat the spread of the Indian variant of coronavirus. A Cabinet minister confirmed on Tuesday that local lockdowns was “an option” being considered by the Government in response to fears that surging numbers of […]