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Super injunctions/privacy law

Asked what the Prime Minister’s response was to the Master of Rolls’ report on super injunctions, in particular his point about MPs flouting court injunctions by using Parliamentary privilege, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that it was important to find the right balance between individuals’ rights to privacy on the one hand, and the […]

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Chris Huhne

Asked if the Prime Minister had spoken to Chris Huhne about the allegations against him and if it was the case that the Energy Secretary should step aside, the PMS said that he did not normally go into detail about conversations the Prime Minister had with Cabinet members. The position was as set out on […]

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International Monetary Fund

Asked what the Prime Minister thought about the possibility of Lord Mandelson becoming head of the International Monetary Fund, the PMS said that we wanted the best candidate for the job, but as yet there were no candidates. Asked if we would be putting forward a candidate, the PMS said that candidates usually put themselves […]

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