Afternoon press briefing for 14 July 2011
Thursday 14 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Malaysian PM, Phone Hacking and Civil Service Bonuses. original source.
Asked what had been discussed, the PMDS (Prime Minister’s Deputy Spokesperson) said they discussed strengthening cooperation on security and crime; commercial opportunities and working together to build more open and exclusive societies. original source.
Asked whether the PM would publish more details about his meeting with Rebekah Brooks and James Murdoch just before Christmas, the PMDS said this was a private engagement and that the PM had responded to a letter from Shadow Culture Secretary, Ivan Lewis, on this subject and he made clear that he had no role [...]
Civil Service Bonuses
Asked whether the PM had a view on whether civil servants should continue to receive bonuses, the PMDS said we were committed to making sure that only those civil servants who had performed exceptionally were rewarded and that was why far fewer people would be receiving any sort of performance award. She added that in [...]
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