David Davies resigns on point of principle

12 Jun

David Davies, Conservative MP and shadow home secretary has resigned following the government victory in the 42 day detention vote.

“He told reporters outside the Commons: ‘I will argue in this by-election against the slow strangulation of fundamental British freedoms by this government.'”

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3 Responses to “David Davies resigns on point of principle”

  1. Pete June 12, 2008 at 4:33 pm #

    bit of an empty gesture really. he knows he’s going to win.of course I think he’s right. which is kind of scary really

  2. Kate June 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm #

    You echo my thoughts about the matter. It is quite scary to find myself agreeing with a Tory, never thought that would happen LOL

  3. Pete June 13, 2008 at 7:01 pm #

    you live in his constituency and you have a choice David Davis or kelvin Mackenzie? I’d vote tory – SHOCK!!

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