The Prime Minister condemns today’s suicide bomb attacks in Kabul in the strongest possible terms .Outrages like this will not prevent the successful conclusion of the international efforts to return Afghanistan to peace and stability. original source.
PM statement on Aung San Suu Kyi
I am appalled and saddened that Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against the sentence imposed by the regime has been denied. That failed appeal is sadly no surprise. From start to end, the sole purpose of this show trial has been to prevent Daw Suu Kyi from taking part in elections. In my open letter [...]
Asked if today’s upward revision was a sign that the economy would do better than expected this year, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Prime Minister thought it was welcome that we had seen an upward revision, but he also knew that there was no room for complacency. The most [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister was looking forward to his appearance and had he started preparing for it, the PMS said that the Prime Minister welcomed the opportunity to appear in front of the Chilcot Inquiry. The PMS said he was sure the Prime Minister would be preparing for it as he did with any [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister had had any contact with social services or was taking a personal interest in the case, the PMS said not that he was aware of. The Prime Minister was as shocked as anyone by this appalling case and had been briefed by ministerial colleagues on it. original source.
Asked about Portsmouth going into administration, the PMS said that it was deeply regrettable if the club did go into administration, but this was a matter for individual clubs and the HMRC. The issue of sensible rules and governance had been raised by Andy Burnham during his time at DCMS and we remained concerned that fans [...]
Asked if any Downing Street tweets had been hijacked, the PMS said it was a matter of concern if tweets were being used inappropriately and were being used to offend people. We would be double-checking that all tweets sent from No10 were properly protected. Asked if any No10 tweets had been hacked, the PMS [...]
Asked for a reaction to the Binyam Mohamed ruling, the PMS said that the Home Secretary would be issuing a statement on this and he would not be commenting before that statement. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister would be visiting The Queen this weekend, the PMS said no he was not. Asked if the Prime Minister was to call an election would he still appear before the Iraq Inquiry, the PMS said that was a purely speculative question. The PMS said that it was his understanding that the [...]
Asked if the new allegations were true about what the current Prime Minister had said to the last Prime Minister, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that we have said what we are going to say about the allegations contained in Mr Rawnsley’s book. Put that allegations were put to somebody in No.10 earlier and that [...]
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