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Davos

Asked about the World Economic Forum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) asked journalists to take a step back, and think to where we were at the start of our G8 Presidency in the run up to Gleneagles. Whenever we said that Africa, climate change and trade were going to be the three main themes of our G8 Presidency, it was seen as being slightly quixotic, those were not the issues which were at the top of the agenda at that stage. Our G8 Presidency and EU Presidency helped put them there at the top, and the fact was that if you now looked at Davos today the three same issues were at the top of the agenda.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Davos

Asked about the World Economic Forum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) asked journalists to take a step back, and think to where we were at the start of our G8 Presidency in the run up to Gleneagles. Whenever we said that Africa, climate change and trade were going to be the three main themes of our G8 Presidency, it was seen as being slightly quixotic, those were not the issues which were at the top of the agenda at that stage. Our G8 Presidency and EU Presidency helped put them there at the top, and the fact was that if you now looked at Davos today the three same issues were at the top of the agenda.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Davos

Asked about the World Economic Forum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) asked journalists to take a step back, and think to where we were at the start of our G8 Presidency in the run up to Gleneagles. Whenever we said that Africa, climate change and trade were going to be the three main themes of our G8 Presidency, it was seen as being slightly quixotic, those were not the issues which were at the top of the agenda at that stage. Our G8 Presidency and EU Presidency helped put them there at the top, and the fact was that if you now looked at Davos today the three same issues were at the top of the agenda.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Davos

Asked about the World Economic Forum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) asked journalists to take a step back, and think to where we were at the start of our G8 Presidency in the run up to Gleneagles. Whenever we said that Africa, climate change and trade were going to be the three main themes of our G8 Presidency, it was seen as being slightly quixotic, those were not the issues which were at the top of the agenda at that stage. Our G8 Presidency and EU Presidency helped put them there at the top, and the fact was that if you now looked at Davos today the three same issues were at the top of the agenda.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Davos

Asked about the World Economic Forum, the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman (PMOS) asked journalists to take a step back, and think to where we were at the start of our G8 Presidency in the run up to Gleneagles. Whenever we said that Africa, climate change and trade were going to be the three main themes of our G8 Presidency, it was seen as being slightly quixotic, those were not the issues which were at the top of the agenda at that stage. Our G8 Presidency and EU Presidency helped put them there at the top, and the fact was that if you now looked at Davos today the three same issues were at the top of the agenda.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Home Office

Asked if the Prime Minister thought it was right for judges to interpret letters regarding sentencing from the Home Secretary and the Lord Chancellor, the PMOS said the Lord Chief Justice had said the note put out by the Home Office to the judiciary was simply a reminder. Each judge sat in their own court made their own decisions about sentences.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Home Office

Asked if the Prime Minister thought it was right for judges to interpret letters regarding sentencing from the Home Secretary and the Lord Chancellor, the PMOS said the Lord Chief Justice had said the note put out by the Home Office to the judiciary was simply a reminder. Each judge sat in their own court made their own decisions about sentences.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments Off on Home Office

Home Office

Asked if the Prime Minister thought it was right for judges to interpret letters regarding sentencing from the Home Secretary and the Lord Chancellor, the PMOS said the Lord Chief Justice had said the note put out by the Home Office to the judiciary was simply a reminder. Each judge sat in their own court made their own decisions about sentences.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

EU constitution

Asked what the view was on EU Ministers meeting to discuss the constitution in Madrid, the PMOS said EU Ministers met in all sorts of different ways at all sorts of different times, but our views on the constitution had been stated many times.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

EU constitution

Asked what the view was on EU Ministers meeting to discuss the constitution in Madrid, the PMOS said EU Ministers met in all sorts of different ways at all sorts of different times, but our views on the constitution had been stated many times.

Briefing took place at 9:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

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