Greek Mail Bombs
Put that a parcel bomb had been found in Chancellor Merkel’s office and would Downing Street be carrying out a security check, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that we wouldn’t comment on security issues. Put that threats had been made against both the French President and the German Chancellor and would […]
Asked who took the decision to inform the Prime Minister of the security alert at East Midlands Airport at 2pm last Friday, the PMS replied that decisions were taken by the police. The PMS said that police at the scene assessed the situation and they made a judgement to refer the incident to the Home […]
Asked whether the subject of tuition fees was discussed at Cabinet, the PMS said that it had been. There was a discussion on the policy and there would be an announcement tomorrow. Asked whether any students from low income families would be deterred from going to university due to any new policy, the PMS said […]
Voting in Prisons
Asked about the Prime Minister’s own backbenchers disagreeing with the decision on voting in prisons, the PMS replied that we had not made a decision as yet. There were some court cases underway and we would consider those cases when coming to a decision on the best way forward. original source.
Asked overall how much money would be saved as a result of the defence and security treaty signed today, the PMS said that the treaty was long term and set out areas where we would cooperate. Many of the details would be worked through over the next year so we didn’t currently have an estimate. […]
Asked why the Prime Minister asked why the Prime Minister was not standing up to Europe regarding allowing prisoners to vote, the PMS said that we had been considering this issue for some time. There were a number of court cases underway at the moment, which we needed to take account of as we considered […]
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