Tag Archives: David Davis

Thank you for opposing your appalling Government


The 2019 Conservative Manifesto stated very clearly as shown here that they would “proudly maintain their commitment to spend 0.7% of our Gross National Income on development and do more to help countries receiving aid become self-sufficient” They never focused … Continue reading

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Gove must start to take seriously his abiding by the Law


This tweet from Ryan Heath helpfully promotes this piece today in The Times which discloses that within the Cabinet Office, which is of course run by Michael Gove, that there is a unit that is called the “clearing house” that … Continue reading

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The very few Parliamentary words about the Bristol attacks


Following the appalling actions from Sunday evening in Bristol there were a small number of comments made in the House of Commons yesterday. They were all set out in a session on topical questions involving Priti Patel as the Home … Continue reading

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The Government likes to change rules when it suits them


Given how many recent external appointments the Government has made involving high profile members of their Conservative Party, we might imagine that they are in favour of involving people from political backgrounds. However on Tuesday there was this debate regarding … Continue reading

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MPs must set up a public inquiry into the EU referendum


This afternoon at 6pm a number of MPs will be able to take a step in the right direction for those of us who have had serious concerns about the way that the European Union referendum was handled. Perhaps more … Continue reading

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Some very inspiring words – We clearly need a Law that is comparable


Over many years I have often found myself in total disagreement with David Davis on many issues, but on this occasion when he spoke yesterday I found most of his words very inspiring. My disagreement with David Davis includes the … Continue reading

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The urgent need to help unite our nation


In many senses the visit that begins officially tomorrow is simply one more bit of icing on a very unpleasant cake that began to be baked early in 2016 when an EU referendum that was poorly prepared for was announced, … Continue reading

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Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and the Ministers new Surgery


Based on my own very limited observation of Parliamentary debates, at one time only occasionally MPs would stand up and speak about one of their constituents and their experiences so that Parliament could be persuaded to focus on the realities … Continue reading

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Is this man’s judgement worth £3,000 an hour?


We clearly live in a very unequal society, with top end footballers paid £120,000 or more a week and CEOs earning £6.24m or more a year. Even when a person is paid £3,000 an hour for merely 20 hours each … Continue reading

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#Standup4UnitedKingdom


According to today’s national newspapers David Davis who was our Governments chief negotiator for our departure from the EU from July 2016 until he resigned in July 2018 is now calling on the rest of his Cabinet colleagues to reject … Continue reading

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