The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) began by clearing up some questions from that morning’s lobby briefing. Asked what the format would be for the Prime Minister’s meeting with the Dalai Lama at Lambeth Palace on Friday, the PMS said that the Archbishop of Canterbury had invited them both to Lambeth Palace for an inter-faith meeting, […]
Asked to clarify where the Prime Minister was on the Embryology Bill, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that the Prime Minister was in favour of all three clauses. Asked to clarify that the Prime Minister was in favour of removing the need for a father clause in IVF, the PMS replied that this was […]
Asked for more details about the Prime Minister’s meeting with the Dalai Lama, the PMS replied that as we had previously said, the meeting would take place at Lambeth Palace. Asked if the Archbishop of Canterbury would be present for the meeting, the PMS replied that he would be there as well. Asked if the […]
Asked for any reaction to the BAe news, the PMS replied that we had no particular reaction to that. Asked if there had been any information requested from the Ministry of Justice, the PMS replied that he would need to check on that. original source.
Asked on Lord Malloch-Brown’s comments on Burma if the Prime Minister had any indication what breakthrough we might expect imminently, the PMS replied that obviously Lord Malloch-Brown had been on the ground in Burma, and had been meeting with representatives of the regime. Aid was trickling into Burma, but clearly there needed to be a […]
Vehicle Excise Duty
Asked if the Prime Minister had sympathy with Labour MPs signing the EDM on Vehicle Excise Duty, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister had been asked about this several times in the last few days, and had made his position clear on this. Asked what his position was, the PMS replied that the Prime […]
Champions League Final
Asked if there would be a Government representative at the Champions League final, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister was not going, but he would check if there were any other Ministers going. Asked if the Prime Minister would be cheering for Manchester United, the PMS replied that he was sure the Prime Minister […]
Asked if Dawn Primarolo would make a better job of explaining what a unit of alcohol was than the BBC did this morning, the PMS replied that he was sure the Department of Health could give a very clear answer on that. Asked what would be on the agenda for the meeting with the Jamaican […]
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