David Davis

Former MP, Haltemprice and Howden

Haltemprice and Howden Conservative

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  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    I shall start by saying that I am going to disappoint the hon. Member for Huddersfield (Mr Sheerman) as I will stick to my brief. The White Paper published on 30 March sets out that the employment and workers’ rights that are enjoyed under EU law will continue to be available in UK law after we have left the European Union as the great repeal Bill will convert EU law into domestic...
  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    I had not expected references to 1802—it was 1802, was it not?
  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    I thought so. It was the very first piece of employment legislation in this House, brought in by a Conservative Government long before the Labour party existed. I suspect that we will still be bringing in such legislation long after the Labour party has ceased to exist. My hon. Friend is absolutely right: we will continue to protect workers’ rights. Indeed, the Prime Minister has made...

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Former Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Also represented Booth Ferry

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Topics of interest

David Davis campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Education and Skills
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Christmas Cards
  • Ministerial Visits
  • Police
  • Departmental Data Protection
  • Immigration and Nationality Directorate

Other offices held in the past

  • The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (13 Jul 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office) (10 Nov 2003 to 12 Jun 2008)
  • Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (23 Jul 2002 to 10 Nov 2003)
  • Without portfolio (18 Sep 2001 to 23 Jul 2002)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (30 Oct 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Chair, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (20 Jul 1994 to 2 May 1997)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Duchy of Lancaster Office) (27 May 1993 to 19 Jul 1994)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (3 Dec 1990 to 27 May 1993)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all David Davis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 53 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 158 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1157 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 1 July 2016, supervisory board member of Mansfeider Kupfer Und Messing GMBH, Lichtlöcherberg 40, 06333 Hettstedt, Germany; a German manufacturing company. Anticipated remuneration, approximately £34,000 per annum. Estimated hours: 6 days a year. (Registered 10 June 2013; updated 28 July 2016)
18 July 2016, payment of £8,177.96 for this role, received from Copper 1909 GMBH and Co. KG, Lichtlӧcherberg 40, D-06333 Hettstedt, Germany. Hours: 3 days. (Registered 26 July 2016)
From 2 December 2014 to 7 September 2016, member of board of directors of Metriopharm AG, Bleichwerweig 45, 8002 Zurich; a Swiss pharmaceutical company. Remuneration approximately £13,165 per annum, plus 100,000 stock options. Estimated hours: 16 hrs a year. Final payment of £6,053.53, for work undertaken between January 2016 and June 2016, received on 12 October 2016. (Registered 2 December 2014; updated 26 January 2015, 19 September 2016 and 20 October 2016)
Articles written for ANMFS LTD (Mail Group). Address: Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, Kensington, London W8 5TT:
20 July 2016, received £1,900 for two articles in the Mail on Sunday, published on 18 June 2016 and 8 July 2016. Hours: 6 hrs (3 hrs per article). (Registered 10 August 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Unremunerated board member, New City Network (London) Ltd; a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy. (Registered 17 April 2013)

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