Philip Davies

MPs Move To Stop Filibustering In

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Politics

MPs spending hours talking down the clock in the Commons to stop Bills becoming law could soon be a thing of the past. Parliament’s Procedure Commit...

8 Ridiculous Crimes This Tory MP Wants Foreigners Deported For

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.03.2016 | UK

Tory MP Philip Davies has backed a law that would see foreign offenders deported for first time offences. His colleague who supported the move, Philip...

Article 50 Underlines the Risks of Britain Leaving the EU

Will Straw | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Politics
Will Straw

When leave campaigners stand up and complain about Article 50, ask yourselves why they have changed their tune. It is because they do not want the very real risk of Britain leaving Europe to be the focus of the debate.

Tory MP Shocks Commons By Naming Woman In Trial As Abu Hamza's Daughter In-Law

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

A Tory MP shocked the House of Commons today after revealing that a Moroccan woman with a criminal record whose fight against deportation has been boo...

We Need to Defend the DfID Budget and Make Sure It Is Used for International Development

Diane Abbott | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Politics
Diane Abbott

Prime Minister Questions last week saw Conservative MP Philip Davies argue (sadly echoing the comments of an MP from our own benches over the Christmas break) that money should be taken from the international development budget to pay for the much needed extra resources to deal with the consequences of the recent flooding. This is a false choice - however, it is not the only threat to Britain's international development budget.

Philip Davies MP: All Hail Britain's Self-Appointed Defender of the Privileged

Liz Cookman | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Politics
Liz Cookman

That's just for starters. I have no doubt that we're looking at bright, trite and very entitled future from Mr Davies. So may I be the first to say: All hail Britain's long awaited Defender of the Privileged. He's just what our society needed.

Tory MP Philip Davies, You Totally Missed The Point About Feminism And Our Fight For Men

Poorna Bell | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Politics
Poorna Bell

As someone who project managed our pioneering Building Modern Men series - our state-of-the-nation look at the pressures and expectations around masculinity - I can honestly say that men might have male privilege, and they might be the majority in boardrooms and parliament, but they are no less f*cked.

Tory MP Blames 'Militant Feminists' For Conflict Between Men And Women

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Politics

There was not a "problem" between men and women until "militant feminists" got involved and caused trouble, according to a Conservative MP. Philip ...

Tory MP Secures International Men's Day Debate In Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Politics

MPs will debate male suicide and International Men's Day next Thursday, following a campaign by Conservative MP Philip Davies. The MP for Shipley h...

Drawing a Line

Jess Phillips | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

The truth is I care deeply about fighting for women's equality and I will do all I can to use my expertise to do this in my time in Parliament. I won't apologise for that. But I also care about issues that affect men and I will do all I can to make this better too. After all I'm a woman, I can multitask.

"I'm Tough." Watch MP Jess Phillips Defy Trolls After Online Rape Threats

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK Politics

A Labour MP who received rape threats after objecting to a parliamentary "Men's Day" debate has said she will not quit social media despite the "delug...

This Tory MP's Filibuster To Block Free Hospital Parking Should Surprise No One

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 31.10.2015 | UK Politics

A Tory MP spoke for 90 minutes straight in order to block a law that would give carers free hospital parking has caused outrage - but it seems that ac...

This MP Has Been Inundated With Rape Threats - For Objecting To Men's Day Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK

Labour MP Jess Phillips has spoken of her disgust after being inundated with online threats to rape and murder her. The mother-of-two tweeted on F...

Tory MP Mocks Woman's 'Pathetic' And 'Trendy Left Wing View' Over Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A Conservative MP has called a woman "pathetic" and accused her of having a "trendy left wing view" in an argument over the refugee crisis. Philip ...

Tory MP Accused Of Having A 'Problem With Racial Equality'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Phillip Davies has been accused of having "a problem with the concept of racial equality". Speaking in the Commons on Thursday, the Tory ba...

Jon Snow Has Extraordinary Clash With Right-Wing MP

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

When it comes to railing against the media, Conservative MP Philip Davies has form. He has called the BBC "racist" for having diversity targets aim...

Tory MP Has Rather Strong Reaction To BBC Diversity Targets

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

The BBC is "racist" and discriminating against white, working class people for introducing targets to boost the diversity of its staff, a Tory MP has ...

Jack Sommers

Halal Row: Tory MPs Back Law Change | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Conservative MPs are pushing to change the law around the labelling of halal and kosher meat amid a growing row that has engulfed some of Britain's bi...

Broadcasting The Call To Prayer Is 'Patronising' Says MP Angie Bray

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK

Channel 4's broadcasting of the Muslim call to prayer could be seen as "patronising" MP Angie Bray has said. Speaking at the Culture, Media and Spo...

Ned Simons

Furious Tories Attempt To Overturn Lib Dem 'Betrayal' On Boundary Review | Ned Simons | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics

Update: Since the publication of this article Philip Davies MP has asked it be made clear his decision to vote against the boundary review was based o...

'Frightening' Number Of Murderers And Rapists Have Absconded From Prison

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

A "frightening" number of murderers, robbers and rapists have absconded from British prisons over the past three years, figures show, and many may sti...

'Do You Want To Know My Toilet Habits?'

PA/The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Politics

"Do you want to know my toilet habits?" Lord Patten asked during a bad tempered exchange with Tory MP Philip Davies on Tuesday. Appearing before th...

Couldn't Hack It? Why Did Murdoch Step Down

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch's decision to step down as the chairman of BSkyB will be seen as yet another sign that the family's grip on UK media is crumbling. An...

'We Could Block Boundary Changes If You Block Lords Reform'

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK Politics

Tensions in the coalition came to the fore today as a Lib Dem peer warned the party might block boundary change proposals unless the Tories supported ...

Britain Will Keep Up India Aid Despite Peanuts Jibe

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

Britain intends to fulfil its commitments on aid to India, despite a minister from the emerging economic giant's government dismissing the £1bn assis...