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The Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) told the assembled press that the Prime Minister had met with the Saudi Foreign Minister and that the two discussed Libya, Bahrain and events in the region. Asked if there was any clarity regarding NATO taking command of the military operation, the PMS said that the position remained the same […]

Briefing took place at 15:45 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)


The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Foreign Secretary gave an update at this morning’s Cabinet on the overall situation in Libya and the continuing diplomatic efforts to develop and maintain the coalition. The Defence Secretary gave a military update, and the International Development Secretary gave an update on the humanitarian situation. There was […]

Briefing took place at 10:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)


Asked how broad the discussion on Libya was at Cabinet and if there were any discussions on technical details, the PMS said that it was a broad discussion covering all the aspects of the current situation in Libya, and Government policy on Libya. It was an opportunity for Cabinet members to ask any questions they […]

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Asked if the Prime Minister had any comment on today’s inflation figures, the PMS said that monetary policy was a matter for the Bank of England. One of the reasons we were seeing high inflation at the moment was because of what was happening to global commodity prices. At his last press conference the Governor […]

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