Asked whether the Government will support an amendment to be laid on Monday by cross-bench peers, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said there was nothing to add to what had already been said on the issue. original source.
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Asked whether Britain was making a specific commitment to the Gates Foundation, the PMS said the money was being allocated from the budget of the Department for International Development. Asked whether the specific plan for EU growth that the Prime Minister had outlined in his speech that morning would involve cutting business regulations to free […]
Asked what the Prime Minister’s response was to the Mayor of London’s blueprint for lower taxes, the PMS said a number of tax priorities had been set out, such as increasing the personal allowance to 10,000. This would be prioritised over other tax cuts including inheritance tax. He added that the Prime Minister had said […]
Asked whether No 10 believed that under the current Prime Minister, the Cabinet structure offered safe places’ to discuss war preparations, following comments by the Cabinet Secretary at the Iraq Inquiry, the PMS said that the National Security Council had been set up as the forum for the strategy on Afghanistan to be agreed and […]
Asked whether the Prime Minister was concerned by the cuts to Sure Start children’s centres, the PMS said the money for the programme came from the Early Intervention Grant and that there was sufficient money in that grant to maintain a network of Sure Start centres. Local authorities also had duties under the Childcare Act […]
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