Asked what the Prime Minister’s view of the arrest of Julian Assange was, the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) said that the arrest was a matter for the police. Asked what involvement Ministers had and whether there were concerns over further Wikileaks releases, the PMS said that there had been no Ministerial involvement, that it was a [...]
Asked whether the Prime Minister had been kept informed about a Conservative rebellion over tuition fees, the PMS said that the Prime Minister was kept abreast of Government business. Asked what was the Prime Minister’s message to those colleagues, the PMS said to speak to political colleagues, that the Prime Minister believed the policy was fair [...]
Asked whether the Prime Minister had a view on Mike Hancock signing an Early Day Motion calling for people to stop bleating about the World Cup and congratulate Russia , the PMS said that the Prime Minister had set out his view, that we were very disappointed to lose the bid, and that the [...]
Asked whether the Prime Minister thought that locking up more criminals would cut crime, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Justice Secretary would be setting out proposals this afternoon. The PMS said that the system was not delivering what really mattered, which was improved public safety through more effective punishments [...]
On whether the Prime Minister still thought that 9000 should still be the upper limit, the PMS said that we had set out our policies on tuition fees and we looked forward to the vote on Thursday. Put that there was no chance of any further compromises before Thursday, the PMS replied that 9000 [...]
Asked if there had been any ministerial involvement in the arrest of Julian Assange, the PMS said that it was entirely a matter for the police. Asked if there would be any involvement in his extradition, the PMS said that it was a matter for the police. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister took a dim view of the Russians inserting spies into the Palace of Westminster, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister had not made an explicit comment on the issue, but the case alluded to was now a matter for the immigration authorities. original source.
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