MPs urged to demand action against David Davis over claims he misled Parliament

David Davis [Image: Jack Taylor/Getty Images].

It seems the future of Brexit Secretary David Davis is in the hands of Hilary Benn and the members of the Commons Brexit Committee.

Mr Davis has repeatedly misled Parliament into believing that nearly 60 ‘sectoral impact assessments’ have been compiled into the effect of Brexit on the UK economy.

Now he has admitted that they do not exist – not one of them.

Today, David Lammy asked Commons Speaker John Bercow what action could be taken by MPs over this serious issue. Here is the exchange:

So it seems it is up to Brexit Committee chair Hilary Benn to demand proceedings against Mr Davis for contempt of Parliament.

But other MPs may also write to Mr Bercow.

Readers of This Site are strongly urged to ask constituency MPs to do so.

And any member of the public may write to Mr Bercow also, by emailing [email protected]


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5 thoughts on “MPs urged to demand action against David Davis over claims he misled Parliament

  1. Lindsey

    He has not mislead Parliament and the public for that matter, he has out and out lied!!!! To us all. No spin, no muddying the water, just lies lies and damn lies!!!

  2. JohnDee

    ” … his inubrications … ” I didn’t even get a handle on the previous four phrases uttered! Could it be too much to expect, language in OUR house such that even us plebs might have a chance of understanding what the feck you were on about, please, the Right Honourable Berko? It sounded like he was trying to spank someone’s arse but I’ve had a few to many MҗEwan’s to know what the p̶h̶u̶ … wha … mmm .. arrhhh ..... 𝗣𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗽❗ ! nnnhh . . . zzz

  3. NMac

    Davis is an out and out liar and he should be taken to task for his outright lies and thorough dishonesty.

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