» Monday, July 4, 2011

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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Afternoon press briefing for 4 July 2011

Monday 4 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Dilnot, Libya, Chris Huhne, Andrea Hill Resignation, Scottish Identity, Missing Serviceman and Police Detention Powers. original source.

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Dilnot

Asked when we would like to see action, including all party talks, take place now that the Dilnot review had been published, the PMDS (Prime Minister’s Deputy Spokesperson) said that the White Paper was due in spring next year and it would be accompanied by a progress report on funding. She added, in terms of […]

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Libya

Asked what the rationale was for only having an internal review into the botched’ evacuation in Libya, the PMDS said it was good practice to look at lessons learnt and that is what had happened in this case. original source.

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Dilnot

Asked when we would like to see action, including all party talks, take place now that the Dilnot review had been published, the PMDS (Prime Minister’s Deputy Spokesperson) said that the White Paper was due in spring next year and it would be accompanied by a progress report on funding. She added, in terms of […]

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

Chris Huhne

Asked if the Energy and Climate Change Secretary would stay in his job if he was arrested this week, the PMDS said she would not get into a hypothetical scenario. Asked whether the PM had confidence in him, the PMDS said the PM continued to have confidence in the Energy Secretary. Asked what limitations were […]

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Libya

Asked what the rationale was for only having an internal review into the botched’ evacuation in Libya, the PMDS said it was good practice to look at lessons learnt and that is what had happened in this case. original source.

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

Andrea Hill Resignation

Asked for a comment on the resignation of Andrea Hill from Suffolk County Council, the PMDS said she would come back to people on the issue. original source.

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

Chris Huhne

Asked if the Energy and Climate Change Secretary would stay in his job if he was arrested this week, the PMDS said she would not get into a hypothetical scenario. Asked whether the PM had confidence in him, the PMDS said the PM continued to have confidence in the Energy Secretary. Asked what limitations were […]

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

Scottish Identity

Asked whether the PM agreed that the notion that Scottish identity was specious, the PMDS said people should be proud of wherever they come from in the British Isles. original source.

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