» Monday, July 18, 2011

Phone Hacking

Asked if there was any truth in the suggestion that the PM’s trip to Africa would be cut short, the Prime Minister’s Deputy Spokesperson (PMDS) said the PM had another country to visit after South Africa and he would be back on Wednesday as planned. Asked if an amended list had been published, the PMDS […]

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Morning press briefing for 18 July 2011

Monday 18 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Africa Trip, Sir Paul Stephenson and Metropolitan Police, Phone Hacking and Reserve Forces. original source.

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Morning press briefing for 18 July 2011

Monday 18 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Africa Trip, Sir Paul Stephenson and Metropolitan Police, Phone Hacking and Reserve Forces. original source.

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

Africa Trip

Asked why the Prime Minister (PM) decided it would be appropriate to go to South Africa now, the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) said that the PM was clear in his press conference that is was important to bang the drum for British Business in Africa, as he had in China and India. It was important […]

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Africa Trip

Asked why the Prime Minister (PM) decided it would be appropriate to go to South Africa now, the Prime Minister’s Spokeswoman (PMS) said that the PM was clear in his press conference that is was important to bang the drum for British Business in Africa, as he had in China and India. It was important […]

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

Sir Paul Stephenson and Metropolitan Police

Asked if the PM had any warning about Sir Paul Stephenson’s resignation, the PMS confirmed that he had not. Asked if the PM was angry about Sir Paul Stephenson’s statement questioning his judgement, the PMS said that the PM had responded to that question in his press conference. Asked if the PM had confidence in […]

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Sir Paul Stephenson and Metropolitan Police

Asked if the PM had any warning about Sir Paul Stephenson’s resignation, the PMS confirmed that he had not. Asked if the PM was angry about Sir Paul Stephenson’s statement questioning his judgement, the PMS said that the PM had responded to that question in his press conference. Asked if the PM had confidence in […]

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

Phone Hacking

Asked for more details on the assurances given by Andy Coulson, the PMS said that the PM had received personal assurances and given him a second chance. The PMS added that all employees undergo a vetting process. Asked who would oversee the vetting procedure, the PMS said that this was a routine process undertaken by […]

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

Phone Hacking

Asked for more details on the assurances given by Andy Coulson, the PMS said that the PM had received personal assurances and given him a second chance. The PMS added that all employees undergo a vetting process. Asked who would oversee the vetting procedure, the PMS said that this was a routine process undertaken by […]

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

Reserve Forces

Asked if the PM was happy that the army would be made up of 30% Dad’s Army’, the PMS referred them to the Defence Secretary’s comments on the radio this morning, where he had poo-pooed’ that description of the Reserve Forces, and referred them to the Defence Secretary’s statement due to be given in his […]

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

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