Gambling Commission Report
Asked for a reaction to the Gambling Commission’s findings that seemed to show an increase in the number of problem addictions and an increase in new forms of gambling, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that DCMS had given the Government’s reaction to this early today. Whilst the report showed that problem gambling only affected […]
Asked for a reaction to the Chief Constable of Cambridgeshire saying that the population statistics were extremely unreliable, the PMS replied that the Home Office had been responding to this, there was a statement from Liam Byrne. Specifically in relation to the issue of flexibility of police funding to changes in population, one of the […]
Asked about the report in the Financial Times that the Prime Minister would make a statement on Iraq troop levels in 3 weeks time, the PMS replied that it was well known that the Prime Minister would give a statement to the House when the House returned in early October. Asked if he recognised the […]
Put that the Prime Minister would be coming up with an alternative to the African solution on Zimbabwe, and had there been any movement on this, the PMS replied that this was something that was kept under review. The situation in Zimbabwe was very serious. Life expectancy was down to 36, unemployment was at 80%, […]
Asked if there was any reaction to Russia suspending the EU Conventional Forces Treaty, the PMS replied that he had no specific reaction at this point.
Asked about a letter that Michel Platini had written to all heads of government regarding, among other issues, letting governing bodies in football control the number of foreign players, and did the Prime Minister had a view on this, the PMS replied that he was not sure that the Prime Minister had had a chance […]
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