Baroness Warsi Speech
Asked if the Prime Minister had cleared Baroness Warsi, the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) said that she would not get into the process used in this or any other speech Asked if the Prime Minister supported Baroness Warsi’s comments, the PMS said that Baroness Warsi had not yet made her speech but that the Prime […]
Asked why the Government had used an Urgent Question today to announce policy, the PMS said that Damian Green had made a statement today but the Home Secretary would make a fuller statement next week. It was a statement of fact that the six month extension to the 28 day limit for pre-charge detention would […]
Asked if the Prime Minister had written to Riven Vincent, the PMS said yes, the letter had just been sent. Asked if the letter would be published, the PMS said no, it was a private letter. Asked if the Prime Minister would get involved in similar cases if asked, the PMS said that the Prime […]
Asked about the respite care available for a family from South Gloucestershire, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said the Prime Minister planned to write to the family in question and to the local MP, and that he was very concerned about the case. Asked about funding, he added that levels of respite care were decided […]
Asked about Baroness Warsi’s forthcoming speech on faith, the PMS said that there was an issue with radicalisation in this country, and with terrorism. The points that Baroness Warsi was making was that we needed to have a debate about that and she was saying this was a difficult issue. The PMS added that there […]
Asked what the Government’s position on prisoner voting was, the PMS answered that the intention was to ensure that the minimum number of prisoners were given the vote. He added that the issue was a historical problem and that a number of cases and compensation claims by prisoners had built up, going back a number […]
Asked if there would an announcement on control orders today, the PMS said he understood that there would be an announcement on this next week. original source.
Asked whether the Prime Minister believed the Speaker had remained impartial, the PMS said this was a question for the Speaker to answer. original source.
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