David Davis MP
As published in ConservativeHome: Many industries face challenges from the Coronavirus, but few suffer the absolute shut down imposed on live entertainment and sport. Even the hospitality industry can see (some) light at the end of the tunnel. From live music, worth £1.1 billion to the economy, through theatreland and concert halls to the giant […]
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.
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 […]
As published in the Daily Mail: Last night in his sombre address to the nation, the Prime Minister told us that he was putting the safety of the country before the economy, and was only going to marginally relax the lockdown. His judgement on that may be right, and it accords with the public mood. […]
David Davis MP and Matt Ridley write in The Sunday Telegraph on the modelling which led to the lockdown.
As published in The Sunday Telegraph: Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College “stepped back” from the Sage group advising ministers when his lockdown-busting romantic trysts were exposed. Perhaps he should have been dropped for a more consequential misstep. Details of the model his team built to predict the epidemic are emerging and they are not pretty. […]