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Prime Minister’s holiday

Asked about arrangements in London while the PM was on holiday, the PMS said that the PM was always in charge but that the Foreign Secretary was the Senior Cabinet Minister and would attend any daily routine meetings. The PMS confirmed that the DPM was on holiday.

Asked if the PM would have daily contact with Downing Street and the Foreign Secretary, the PMS confirmed that would be the case.

Asked if the PM would be hosting any visitors such as international leaders during his holiday, the PMS replied that he would not.

Asked how many staff the PM had with him in Italy, the PMS stated that a small group of official staff from Downing Street were with the PM to help with official business. The PMS reiterated that the PM would be updated on any matters that needed his attention. For security reasons, no further details on numbers were provided.

Put that the staff would stay in the villa with the PM, the PMS replied that that was not the case.

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