The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) began by giving a rundown of Cabinet. The PMS said that after Cabinet had ended, six young people from Bebo’s Big Think campaign made short presentations to Cabinet Ministers. Asked if the Prime Minister used technology such as Bebo, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister was very supportive of these [...]
Asked if the incident involving the British yachtsman was discussed at Cabinet, the PMS said that it had been discussed. The Foreign Secretary confirmed that this incident had happened and reported that it appeared that the five crew had strayed inadvertently into Iranian waters. The PMS added that we were doing all we could to [...]
Put that the treaty came into force today and did the Prime Minister see today as a day of celebration, the PMS said that the Prime Minister was aware that the treaty had come into force and it was therefore the day that Baroness Ashton took up her important role at the centre of Europe. [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister had been called to give evidence, the PMS said that if the Prime Minister was to be called then he would cooperate fully. Asked what the Prime Minister’s response was to the evidence given today about construction after the invasion, the PMS replied that as he had said previously, we [...]
Asked about a response from the Prime Minister on what President Obama would be setting out later today, the PMS said that people should expect a statement early tomorrow morning. original source.
The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Chief Whip and Leader of the House had updated Cabinet on Parliamentary business and that Ed Miliband gave a presentation on climate change. He said that this was a global challenge and the UK represented 2% of global emissions. There were strong moral and economic [...]
Asked how concerned the Prime Minister was about the devolution of policing and justice in Northern Ireland, the PMS said that the Prime Minister was focused on Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister had a meeting yesterday with the Taoiseach and said that we were making progress on all the issues; we had the [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister knew whether or not the Iranians were legally allowed to hold the British yachtsmen, the PMS said that the facts were still emerging. So far our understanding was that these yachtsmen were on their way to a race and inadvertently strayed into Iranian waters. We were in close [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister was fully appraised as to what President Obama would be saying tonight, the PMS said that during the Prime Minister’s discussion with the President last night there would have been a sense of the President’s thinking as they were close allies, but it was for the President to address the [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with the Leader of the Opposition that it was time to review the health and safety legislation, the PMS said that the Prime Minister’s view was that health and safety legislation needed to be kept under constant review. original source.
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