Asked about Moussa Koussa, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Foreign Office had put out a statement last night, which confirmed that he arrived at Farnborough airport last night, that he travelled there under his own free will and that he was resigning his post. The PMS said that Moussa Koussa’s [...]
Put that the Prime Minister had said at PMQs today that it could be possible to arm the rebels in Libya and that this appeared to be a change of mind given what the Prime Minister had previously said on the arms embargo, the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) said that the Prime Minister had not [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister had been correct today when he said at PMQs that if a university charged 9,000 it was not possible for that to be changed by anyone apart from the university itself, the PMS said that what the Prime Minister had said was correct: there was a process in place, [...]
Asked about the prospect of Colonel Gaddafi being given a safe route out of Libya, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Foreign Secretary had set out the Government’s position on this yesterday; we thought that Colonel Gaddafi should go. We also believed that people should be held accountable for their [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister accepted that police forces were having to make cuts to frontline officers, the PMS replied that the Policing Minister had been setting out the Government’s position on this this morning. original source.
Asked for clarification on the Government’s position on Colonel Gaddafi being tried for war crimes, the PMS replied that the position had been set out this morning by the Foreign Secretary. As the Foreign Secretary had said, we believed that if people had committed crimes and the prosecutor had information on them, then they should [...]
Asked about an oil company putting on hold a project in the North Sea due to a measure in the Budget that increased tax on oil production, the PMS advised people to speak to the Treasury. original source.
Asked if anything had been decided at the European Council regarding Portugal, the Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS)told the assembled press that a decision hadn’t been made, but confirmed that the matter was discussed as part of a broader discussion on economic growth. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister was pleased that having children means he can claim more expenses, the PMS said that it was the Prime Minister’s view that it’s right that it’s no longer MPs or the Government that set their own expenses. He agrees that IPSA was not perfect and welcomes the steps they have [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister would welcome Yvonne Fletcher’s alleged killer facing a British Court, the PMS said that there is a criminal investigation on going and wouldn’t comment further. The PMS noted that there were no specific extradition arrangements in place. original source.
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