General Petraeus Meeting
Asked for information on the Prime Minister’s meeting with General Petraeus, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that there was not a lot to add to what was said at the morning press briefing; General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker were passing through London and as they normally would, they called in to see the Prime […]
Middle East Peace Process (MEPP) Investment Conference
Asked if Tony Blair would be at the MEPP investment conference this afternoon, the PMS said that he would. The Prime Minister was speaking and attendees included Douglas Alexander, the Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and Tony Blair. The Prime Minister would be there for Tony Blair’s speech. Asked if the Prime Minister would be […]
Asked if the Prime Minister would be attending the Champions League final in Moscow, the PMS said that he didn’t have anything further to add to what he had said yesterday, which was that it was still quite early and that we were assessing if it would be possible. Put that flights were getting booked […]
Asked what the Prime Minister thought of the Conservative’s attack on the Government’s drug policy in light of the views of the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), the PMS said that he would not respond specifically to the comments from the Conservative spokesman. As ACPO had said in their statement, should the decision be […]
Asked if the Prime Minister had any views on the decision of Peter Phillip’s wife to join the Church of England, the PMS said that that was entirely a personal matter for them. original source.
Middle East Peace Process (MEPP)
Asked for more details on the Palestinian Investment event, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that this was an event to encourage UK businesses to invest in the Palestinian territories. Also attending would be Douglas Alexander, the Palestinian Prime Minister Mr Fayad, and Tony Blair. The audience would be many UK businesspeople. Asked if the […]
Asked what was on the agenda for the Petraeus meeting, the PMS replied that General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker were passing through London, and as they normally did when passing through, they would be dropping in on the Prime Minister. So it would be more of a catch-up meeting than anything else. original source.
Asked about the Guardian report on reclassifying cannabis, the PM replied that he was not a spokesman for ACPO, people should speak to them to see whether their position had been accurately represented on the front page of the Guardian this morning. All he would say was that as ACPO had been saying, they stood […]
Asked if the Prime Minister had voted this morning, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister had voted this morning. Asked who the Prime Minister voted for as his second preference for London Mayor, the PMS replied that this probably fell into the category of political questions. original source.
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