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Dominic Raab said that the number of Whitehall departments could be halved to save money. “If you compare it with US, Japan and even high spending democracies like Sweden and we think in this report if we almost halve that number [the nu... Continue to article
Dominic Raab argued it was vital the intelligence agencies had a "clear regime" to work under in order not to undermine public confidence in them. “I certainly agree that the law is often uncertain, and I’ve also got experience from my t... Continue to article
Dominic Raab said bill committees should be elected to ensure more scrutiny of the Government's legislation from Parliament. “Another area that I’m looking at at the moment, EU crime and policing measures, let’s remember the EU laws th... Continue to article
Tomorrow the Queen will outline the Government’s legislative agenda for the next 12 months. Here’s a look ahead to some of the topics most likely (and unlikely) to be addressed tomorrow. Immigration What’s happening? The Gov... Continue to article
Dominic Raab said bringing forward a vote on a ‘mandate referendum’ on the EU would serve to distinguish the Conservatives from the Lib Dems and Labour. “I’ve been calling for and talking about a referendum mandate since 2011, so I certa... Continue to article
Dominic Raab argued that “opaque rights” such as that to a fair trial should not trump the deportation process following the latest ruling in the stalled deportation of Abu Qatada. “What we need to do is be very clear. Let’s uphold the a... Continue to article
Dominic Raab said it was right the Government was launching a legal challenge against the European Financial Transaction Tax. "On the issue of the financial transaction tax, this is critically important, remember – this isn’t just about ... Continue to article
Dominic Raab accepted that some non-working families would be worse off under the Government’s welfare reforms, but argued Labour’s opposition to the changes were “a mirage”. “Some of them will be because when we’re looking at things lik... Continue to article
Dominic Raab said Britain should not withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights but should seek to apply European Court judgements differently. "The Law Lords back in 2009, the highest authority in the country, gave a green li... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Questions to the deputy prime minister (topicals at 11.50am) 12.10pm: Questions to the attorney general 12.30pm: Ministerial statement on the government's response to Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust P... Continue to article
The UK will make “no compromises” on its border security, the Immigration Minister will say later today. In a speech to the Royal United Services Institute, Damian Green will also say the e-borders programme will be “genuinely secure, fluid and complete”.
Meanwhile a Conservative MP has hit out at plans to allow all European Union nations to access the UK's DNA bank. Dominic Raab told the Daily Mail the move could mean Britons "risk finding themselves mistakenly dragged into criminal investigations abroad".
Tory MP Dominic Raab has accused judges at the European Court of Human Rights of being inexperienced and unelected, and of acting beyond their powers. The MP said they risk triggering a constitutional crisis by acting outside of their remit, and claimed the court had staged a “judicial coup” by overturning the ban on prisoner voting.
Conservative MP Dominic Raab has been accused of trying to make it difficult for constituents to contact him by trying to remove his parliamentary email address from websites. Mr Raab claims he removed his address because lobby groups "swamp MPs with automated emails".
MPs have asked the Government to impose sanctions on Russian officials allegedly involved in the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Mr Magnitsky, who was killed after apparently uncovering corruption among senior Russian officials, was part of "a noble Russian tradition of dissidents", according to Conservative MP Dominic Raab - who suggested asset freezes and travel bans for those linked to the killing.
His motion was unopposed, and supported by three former Foreign Secretaries; Jack Straw, David Miliband and Sir Malcolm Rifkind.
Society is "blind" to "flagrant" discrimination against men and should end "'soft' feminist bigotry," Conservative MP Dominic Raab has warned. In an article for PoliticsHome, he claimed men were getting a "raw deal" despite tough equality legislation, saying "it is almost taboo for a man to question the assertion that the rapidly dwindling pay gap is the result of discrimination, rather than genuine choice." His comments came as the Government was accused of wasting money on Equality Act initiatives which force organisations to prove their policies are not discriminatory. Labour have said the article shows "the Tories are out of touch". Raab defended his piece saying 'equality cuts both ways'.
Conservative MP Dominic Raab has defended asking a campaign group to remove his email from their website, insisting he had "finite time and resources" and saying that the campaign group, 38 degrees, encouraged others to "deluge" his inbox.
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