» Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Policing guidelines

Asked whether the PM agreed with the College of Policing?s guidelines on naming people on arrest, the PMS said that the PM agreed with the Home Secretary?s stance. original source.

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Equal marriage

Asked whether the PM will vote on the Equal Marriage Bill tonight, the PMS said that the PM was expected to vote. original source.

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» Monday, May 20, 2013

Tax

Asked whether the PM was meeting Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, the PMS said that Eric Schmidt was a member of the Business Advisory Group which was meeting that day. The PM would discuss the G8 tax and transparency agenda with them and the work Britain was doing to reform the global tax rules. People could […]

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Equal marriage

Asked about the PM?s view on the Labour amendment, the PMS said that the PM?s view remained that he supported Maria Miller?s position. The PM?s view is that it is the right to review civil partnerships given the concerns raised. The PMS reiterated that the Equal Marriage Bill is part of the government?s programme of […]

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» Friday, May 17, 2013

Spending Review

Asked about the level of spending cuts that had been achieved by departments so far, ahead of the Spending Review, the PMS said that government would set out its budget for 2015 to 2016 on 26 June, and that the normal Spending Review process would be followed. original source.

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» Thursday, May 16, 2013

Lynton Crosby

Asked what the government?s position is on the register of lobbyists, the PMS said that it remained unchanged, and the government was committed to briefing it forward. Asked why the PM thinks it is important, the PMS said that the PM had previously set out the need for a clear and transparent process for lobbyists. […]

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» Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Police killers

Asked whether the PM supported the Home Secretary?s proposal for life sentences for those who kill police officers, the PMS said that the PM fully supported the Home Secretary. original source.

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EU Bill

Asked what more can be done to get the EU Bill through, the PMS reiterated the point the PM had made that we will do what we can to get the Bill through, and that we will have the results of the Private Member?s Bill ballot tomorrow. original source.

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» Tuesday, May 14, 2013

All questions were on Europe

Asked whether the PM shouldn?t just amend the Queen?s Speech rather than allow a Private Member?s Bill on an EU referendum, the PMS said that the PM?s position on Europe remained clear: he wants to renegotiate Britain?s position within the EU and then offer a referendum. As the PM and DPM?s (Deputy Prime Minister) views […]

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» Monday, May 13, 2013

Europe

Asked about the PM?s stance on an EU referendum, the PMS said that the PM?s position was clear. He was in favour of a reformed EU which was more open, more flexible and better for the UK. He would focus on reforming the EU before holding an in/out referendum on membership in 2017, if he […]

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