The Prime Minister s Spokesperson (PMS) told the assembled press that there had been a Ministerial move. Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MBE MP would be Minister of State at the Department for Culture Media and Sport and Barbara Follett MP would be Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the department for Communities and Local Government. […]
The PMS informed journalists that the Prime Minister had chaired cabinet at 0815. It had lasted just over an hour. The Health Secretary gave an update on swine flu and planning for the vaccination programme. The Education Secretary gave an update on the national challenge for schools and the next steps for achieving the Government […]
Review of Rape Complaints
Asked for more information on the review of rape complaints, the PMS said the review would be led by Baroness Stern and would look particularly at how public authorities responded to individual rape complaints, how they interacted with each other and the attitude professionals had towards rape and the evidence from victims. original source.
The Attorney General
Asked whether the Prime Minister felt comfortable having a law-breaker making the law, the PMS said the Prime Minister s statement set out clearly that he concluded no further action was necessary given the investigation into the issue of the Attorney General s employee and the action that had already been taken. He had accepted […]
Asked what the Prime Minister was intending to say to President Obama about Afghanistan and whether he looked favourably upon the idea of sending more troops, the PMS said the Government position was that troops levels were kept under review. The UK and its NATO allies would be discussing the assessments of General McChrystal s […]
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