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UK-France Summit

The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) began by giving the assembled press a rundown of the events of earlier that day; the Prime Minister met President Sarkozy in No10 and then went on to the Emirates Stadium for a press conference. The visit also included a photo-call on the pitch, which was also attended by Arsene […]

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President Sarkozy State Visit

Asked why the Queen had said yesterday that the Prime Minister appeared to have got lost, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that it was best to ask the Palace that question; the Prime Minister did what he was told on these occasions. The key point regarding the summit was that, as the Prime Minister […]

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

Catholic Succession

Asked if there were any plans to legislate on Catholic succession, the PMS replied that, as Jack Straw had said in the House of Commons a few days earlier, to bring about changes to the law on succession would be a very complex undertaking; it would involve the amendment or appeal of a number of […]

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


Asked if the Prime Minister had an explanation for using false statistics during PMQs yesterday, the PMS said the he did not think that the Prime Minister had used false statistics. Put that the Prime Minister had overplayed the last recession in order to downplay this potential recession, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister […]

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

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