Asked if Ed Miliband or anyone else from the Opposition had called to ask the Prime Minister for an apology following his remarks at PMQs, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that no formal request for an apology had been received. The PMS said that the Prime Minister was clearly making a [...]
No.10 Street Party
Asked who the attendees would be, the PMS replied that guests would include people from the local community, local school children and charities who worked with elderly people in the area. Asked if the Prime Minister and his family would attend, the PMS advised people that they could expect the Prime Minister and his wife [...]
Asked what the Prime Minister thought about the images emerging from Syria over the past 24 hours, the PMS referred to the various statements the Foreign Secretary had made on Syria. The key response was that we utterly condemned any violence and killings perpetrated by Syrian security forces. The violent repression should stop [...]
Asked for a comment on the growth figures, the PMS said that the Chancellor had responded to the growth figures this morning and the Prime Minister echoed his words. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister was going to say anything about the Royal Wedding at PMQs, the PMS said that people should wait for PMQs. original source.
Asked what the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) had meant this morning when she used the term long haul’ in relation to Libya, the PMS said that she had been summarising comments made at this morning’s Cabinet but had not name checked them. People should wait for the Foreign Secretary’s statement this afternoon on [...]
Council of Europe Conference
Asked what Ken Clarke would be saying at the Council of Europe Conference, the PMS said that he would be setting out our position on the European Court of Human Rights and our commitment to reform. Asked what the position was regarding super injunctions, the PMS said we were waiting for the outcome of a review [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister, Chancellor and Business Secretary had had access to the growth figures out tomorrow at Cabinet this morning, the PMS said who had pre-access was not relevant to the discussion because the [unpublished] GDP figures were not discussed in anyway; reference was made to retrospectively published reports and forecasts. Put that [...]
Asked what the mood was at Cabinet this morning, the PMS said that the mood was good and it was business as usual. There was banter in the margins relating to what was discussed at the meeting. Asked what wedding gift the Cabinet was giving to Prince William and Kate Middleton, the PMS said that [...]
Asked whether the Chancellor knew what the growth figures due out tomorrow would be, the PMS advised the assembled press to speak to the Treasury. The PMS said that the growth figures were not discussed at Cabinet. Asked to characterise the comments made by the Chancellor at Cabinet, the PMS replied that the Chancellor had said [...]
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