European Council Summit
Asked for more details on the Summit in Paris, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the French Government had said that they wanted the Summit to address four broad themes; economic development, environment and climate change, education, culture and migration and a wider political dialogue. Asked why the Prime Minister was […]
Put that Tony McNulty had likened David Davis to Homer Simpson for his decision to call a by election and did Downing Street share that view, the PMS said that we would not be commenting on Mr Davis. Asked if there would be any comment at all on what Mr Davis had claimed was a […]
Asked if he could confirm whether Harriet Harman had persuaded the Prime Minister to delay the Embryology Bill, the PMS said that as we had discussed at some length yesterday, he would not get into internal Government discussions. The position of the Government was announced by Harriet Harman at Business Questions yesterday. Asked whether it […]
Asked whether the Government had any response to the rebels in Nigeria, the PMS said that our general position on this was that oil supply in Nigeria had been undermined by insecurity in the Niger Delta. This was bad for the local population, for workers, for the Nigerian Government and the stability of the wider […]
Asked about Russia labelling a British diplomat a spy, the PMS said we would not be commenting on intelligence matters. Put that it was a diplomatic matter, the PMS said we would not be commenting on this particular matter at this point. original source.
Draft Legislative Programme
Put that the Draft Legislative Programme events taking place around the country today appeared to be Labour Party rather than the Government, the PMS replied that the programme had been set out by the Prime Minister. It was the Government’s proposals for its future legislative programme and these were out for consultation. Put that Nick […]
Asked what the Prime Minister’s response was to the Data Review, the PMS said that the Prime Minister’s response was that this was a review he commissioned, it was a very good and thorough review and it did not duck any of the difficult issues. We would now have to consider its specific recommendations in […]
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