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Pakistan

When asked if the Prime Minister would raise the subject of British military trainers being expelled from Pakistan, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that this was an opportunity to build on the Prime Minister’s visit to Pakistan in April and to enhance our cooperation on a number of issues. The PMS […]

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Morning press briefing for 1 July 2011

Friday 1 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Pakistan, Scottish By-Election, Immigration, Armed Forces and Strikes. original source.

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Scottish By-Election

Asked for a response from the Prime Minister on the by-election, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had not given a response. Asked if the Prime Minister now accepted that the question of independence would now be a big constitutional matter for this Parliament as well as the Scottish Parliament, the PMS advised journalists […]

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Pakistan

When asked if the Prime Minister would raise the subject of British military trainers being expelled from Pakistan, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that this was an opportunity to build on the Prime Minister’s visit to Pakistan in April and to enhance our cooperation on a number of issues. The PMS […]

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

Immigration

Asked about Iain Duncan-Smith’s comments and whether the Government was looking at any other measures to restrict the in-flow of migrants into Britain, the PMS said that the Welfare Secretary had been invited to speak in Spain. As far as immigration was concerned, the Welfare Secretary would set out Government policy in his speech and […]

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Scottish By-Election

Asked for a response from the Prime Minister on the by-election, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had not given a response. Asked if the Prime Minister now accepted that the question of independence would now be a big constitutional matter for this Parliament as well as the Scottish Parliament, the PMS advised journalists […]

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

Armed Forces

Asked if the Prime Minister was minded to give reservists a bigger role in the armed forces, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had commissioned a review into their role and we were still waiting on the outcome of that review. The Prime Minister thought that reservists had played a very significant role in […]

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Immigration

Asked about Iain Duncan-Smith’s comments and whether the Government was looking at any other measures to restrict the in-flow of migrants into Britain, the PMS said that the Welfare Secretary had been invited to speak in Spain. As far as immigration was concerned, the Welfare Secretary would set out Government policy in his speech and […]

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Strikes

Asked if the Government expected a broader wave of strikes, the PMS said that talks would continue on the issue of pensions. Asked if the Government had drawn any conclusion from the amount of public support for the strikes, the PMS said that as we had said all along, we thought that they were premature […]

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Armed Forces

Asked if the Prime Minister was minded to give reservists a bigger role in the armed forces, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had commissioned a review into their role and we were still waiting on the outcome of that review. The Prime Minister thought that reservists had played a very significant role in […]

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

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