Campaign Responses

Members of Parliament often receive a large number of similar or identical e-mails on a particular policy topic or topics. David generally prefers to reply to constituents’ correspondence directly and on an individual basis. However, in some cases, doing so is not practicable. Accordingly, this page provides a means whereby responses or statements on certain policy topics can easily and quickly be posted and read.

Finance Bill – 38 Degrees | September 2016

I have received a number of e-mails via the 38 degrees campaign website regarding the Finance Bill. I would like to confirm that, as a Member of the Government, I will be voting in support of the Finance Bill this week. September 2016

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Pesticides | August 2016

I have received a number of e-mails about the use of pesticides. The use of pesticides in the United Kingdom currently allows certain farmers in four English counties to use oilseed rape seeds treated with one of two neonicotinoid pesticides during the summer / autumn planting seasons. The decision...

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The renewal of the Trident nuclear weapon system | July 2016

I have received a number of e-mails from constituents regarding the Government’s intention to commission a new generation of nuclear weapons, together with associated equipment, to replace the current Trident system. The development and possession of nuclear weaponry is, and has long been, a matter of controversy. However, the...

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The result of the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union | June 2016

Following the announcement of the result of the referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, I have received a number of e-mails from individuals calling for a second referendum to be held, and / or for Parliament to annul the result, or otherwise to prevent this...

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