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42 Days

Asked whether the Prime Minister was relaxed about giving compensation to people who have been held by police for 28 to 42 days, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that, as he had said that morning, there were already procedures in place to enable redress for unlawful imprisonment in the civil courts, so it was […]

Briefing took place at 16:45 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

42 Days

Asked if the Prime Minister would continue to talk to his parliamentary colleagues today about the pre-charge detention vote, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Prime Minister would be having meetings today on Government business and meetings relating to the vote this evening as well. Asked what the Prime Minister had planned this […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (2)


Asked about the British Government’s attitude to sanctions against Cuba, the PMS replied that the British Government’s position was consistent with the EU common position; the EU common position was kept under review. Put that the British Government used to be in favour of sanctions, the PMS said that that was the existing EU position, […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (2)


Put that there was a suggestion that the Government was "soft peddling" on energy liberalisation, the PMS said that the Government would continue to make the case for energy liberalisation in Europe. Asked about plans regarding the miners’ compensation scheme, the PMS said that he was not aware of any such plans. Asked if the […]

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

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