David Davis

Why No 10 made Dominic Raab Brexit Secretary

9 July 2018 10:49

Dominic Raab has this morning been appointed as David Davis’s successor as Brexit Secretary. Raab moves from his role as…

The next Brexit Secretary: runners and riders

9 July 2018 9:17

David Davis had left DexEU – and taken most of his colleagues with him. Steve Baker – junior minister– at…

David Davis’s special adviser lashes out

9 July 2018 6:39

Oh dear. At one point this weekend, it seemed as though Theresa May had pulled off a blinder – getting…

Why David Davis resigned

9 July 2018 0:03

The Brexit Secretary David Davis has quit. Davis’s resignation is the biggest political crisis that Theresa May has faced since…

Number 10’s new customs plan doesn’t fully exist, sources insist

2 July 2018 19:46

Has Theresa May finally cracked the customs arrangements problem? The Prime Minister needs to get sign-off from her Cabinet on…

Brexit row: Remainers point the finger at David Davis

15 June 2018 11:25

How did the government manage to engineer a ‘compromise’ amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that’s left it in greater…

David Davis warns Tories are at risk of 1997-style defeat if Britain is under the backstop in 2022

9 June 2018 11:10

David Davis has, I write in The Sun this morning, warned the Brexit inner Cabinet that if Britain is under…

Theresa May gives David Davis a backstop concession

7 June 2018 14:20

After a morning of high drama in Westminster, the UK government now has a backstop proposal to put to the…

David Davis stays put – for now

7 June 2018 13:44

For the past 24 hours, there has been a power struggle between the Prime Minister and her Brexit Secretary, David…

Will David Davis resign tomorrow? I would not bet against it

6 June 2018 18:34

David Davis, the Brexit secretary of state and arguably the most important minister in this government other than the Prime…

Michel Barnier makes easy work of David Davis

29 March 2018 10:08

On Wednesday evening, David Davis left his sick bucket at home and made his way to the Emmanuel Centre in…

David Davis: There’s no deal without a trade deal

28 March 2018 21:14

With a year and a day to go to Brexit, David Davis sat down for an interview with Andrew Neil…

David Davis’s Mad Max comparison is an own goal

20 February 2018 14:37

It’s safe to say that David Davis’s turn at navigating the roadmap to Brexit has not gone completely to plan…

Michel Barnier’s spiky press conference – ‘the transition is not a given’

9 February 2018 13:00

David Davis’s decision to describe a leaked EU paper suggesting Brussels could impose sanctions on Britain in a transition period…

David Davis attempts to ease Tory nerves over Brexit transition

26 January 2018 17:49

A row is underway in the Conservative party over the Brexit transition period. Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of the all-powerful…

Forget pink, David Davis just rubbed out the government’s negotiating red lines

24 January 2018 12:00

During the government’s crunch negotiations with Brussels to get ‘sufficient progress’ before Christmas, nervous Brexiteers began to worry that Theresa…

David Davis’s curious turn on LBC

11 December 2017 12:10

After David Davis caused a mini-furore over the weekend by claiming that the government’s Brexit compromise on the Irish border…

Sunday shows round-up: Davis calls for ‘Canada plus plus plus’ trade deal

10 December 2017 17:48

David Davis: May’s EU deal ‘a statement of intent’ The Brexit Secretary David Davis joined Andrew Marr this morning to…

David Davis’s words are coming back to haunt him

6 December 2017 11:41

Not for the first time, David Davis’s words came back to haunt him as he was quizzed on Brexit today.…

Ministers have created their own mess in the Brexit impact assessments row

28 November 2017 17:34

Nobody said Brexit was going to be easy, did they? It turns out that even talking about how difficult Brexit…

David Davis’s ‘big’ Brexit concession

13 November 2017 17:35

Parliament is back in action today and David Davis kicked the new session off with a bang. In a statement…

Sunday political interviews round-up: Khan bashes Boris

12 November 2017 16:01

It is Remembrance Sunday, and the party leaders put their politics aside this morning as they gathered around the Cenotaph…

Michel Barnier and David Davis’s ‘very disturbing’ deadlock

12 October 2017 12:19

For all the talk of a new ‘momentum’ to the Brexit talks since Theresa May’s Florence speech, today’s press conference…

Sunday shows round-up: Corbyn’s single market dilemma

24 September 2017 16:39

Jeremy Corbyn – We need to ‘look very carefully’ at any future EU trade relationship As the Labour party conference…

David Davis is heading for a tragic failure of his own making

8 September 2017 12:03

Stephen Bush of the New Statesman asked a good question the other day. Why do people who hate what Boris Johnson…