Asked what the position was on, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Prime Minister made his views on this organisation clear when he was in Opposition and his view remained the same. Hizb ut-Tahrir was an organisation that the Government had significant concerns about and we were closely monitoring activities. However, it was […]
Asked if the Prime Minister had been signalling at PMQs today that his view was that Tony Blair should lift the ban on certain documents being published, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had been making the point that Tony Blair was in front of the Iraq Inquiry on Friday and he could, if […]
Nordic Baltic Summit
Asked who the Prime Minister would be meeting at the summit, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said he was meeting the Norwegian Prime Minister for a bilateral today, then dinner tonight with the other leaders, and then the summit with all leaders all day tomorrow. original source.
Health and Social Care Bill
Asked whether the Prime Minister agreed with those who said the pace of the reforms was too fast, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had dealt with this question earlier in the week. Most of the issues in the Bill had already been tested and there was a phasing-in of the proposals over a […]
The PMS was asked whether the Prime Minister believed that cutting the number of MPs would cut the cost of politics. He answered that that was the intention and that the cost would go down with fewer MPs. Put to him that the Speaker had spoken about the importance of scrutiny of the Executive being […]
Asked whether there was concern that the Speaker had spoken in favour of the fox-hunting ban, the PMS said that he hadn’t seen the comments. original source.
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