Tag Archives: David Davis

Democratic Accountability is in short supply


This appears in my column in todays Argus was written before the resignations of Davis, Baker and Braverman from the Cabinet. Their departure along with the need for McVey and Grayling to go and the prospect of Johnson leaving must … Continue reading

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Freedom to fly into Europe


Flying for work or pleasure carries a number of challenges, depending on ones wealth and attitude to the environment. I have had the privilege of meeting local campaigners for environmental issues, some of whom I know do fly occasionally when … Continue reading

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The Brexit-Tears are pouring out


The vote last night in Parliament was of course a minor point in a much bigger process and anyone who either supported Amendment 7 (as I did) or who opposed it (as the tweets here display) knows that there is … Continue reading

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Financial services is not a special case


As this piece in the FT reports, there is a commitment being made by David Davis and his team as they negotiate Brexit to ensure that Bankers and Financial Service providers can continue to trade post Brexit for at least … Continue reading

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Our Negotiator in Chief


The Government and Brexiteers have been speaking about negotiation since 24th June with a high level of ignorance. This man is supposedly the nations negotiator and yesterday in Parliament demonstrated how he is unfit for the job. Of course standing … Continue reading

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Please focus on your responsibilities


The challenge of negotiating the UK’s departure from the EU in a manner that leaves both the UK and EU able to continue to do business with one another on good terms is clearly not proving easy for David Davis. … Continue reading

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We need politicians who understand history


I confess I was confused regarding the venue for Theresa May’s speech until I read the transcript, and then I became even more confused. She began: It’s good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical … Continue reading

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