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Finance

Asked if the Prime Minister was confident that British banks could weather the current crisis, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that Alistair Darling had been on the radio that morning speaking on the subject. As the Chancellor had said, there was concern about the extent of the exposure that some of […]

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Finance

Asked if the Prime Minister was confident that British banks could weather the current crisis, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that Alistair Darling had been on the radio that morning speaking on the subject. As the Chancellor had said, there was concern about the extent of the exposure that some of […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Pakistan

Asked whether the Prime Minister had had any contact with Commonwealth leaders on the subject since his telephone conversation with General Musharraf on Thursday and did he have any concerns about the situation, the PMS replied that clearly there had been contact with all levels of the Government in Pakistan, as well as with other […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Pakistan

Asked whether the Prime Minister had had any contact with Commonwealth leaders on the subject since his telephone conversation with General Musharraf on Thursday and did he have any concerns about the situation, the PMS replied that clearly there had been contact with all levels of the Government in Pakistan, as well as with other […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Counter Terrorism

Asked whether the Prime Minister was still convinced about the need to increase the period of time terror suspects could be kept in custody, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had set out his position on the subject in his statement to the house on the 25th July 2007 and that position had not […]

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Counter Terrorism

Asked whether the Prime Minister was still convinced about the need to increase the period of time terror suspects could be kept in custody, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had set out his position on the subject in his statement to the house on the 25th July 2007 and that position had not […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

ID Cards

Asked whether the Prime Minister was considering shelving the role-out of ID cards, the PMS replied that there had been no change on the Government’s position on ID cards. There had been one newspaper report on Sunday and the Home Office had made clear that there was nothing to substantiate it. Asked if the report […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

ID Cards

Asked whether the Prime Minister was considering shelving the role-out of ID cards, the PMS replied that there had been no change on the Government’s position on ID cards. There had been one newspaper report on Sunday and the Home Office had made clear that there was nothing to substantiate it. Asked if the report […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Immigration

Asked about reports on a separate immigration bill and whether the points-based system could effectively reduce the EU immigration rate by 35,000, the PMS replied that he had seen the reports, but it would be best to check with the Home Office on the specifics. Asked on the points system again and the possibility of […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Immigration

Asked about reports on a separate immigration bill and whether the points-based system could effectively reduce the EU immigration rate by 35,000, the PMS replied that he had seen the reports, but it would be best to check with the Home Office on the specifics. Asked on the points system again and the possibility of […]

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