Questioned on how the government planned to ensure there was enough electricity to supply UK households, the PMS made clear that the lights would not go out and the government was committed to making sure there was enough electricity available. Asked if the government rejected the idea of compensation being paid to companies if power […]
Asked what the PM thought of lawyers contacting prisoners over prisoner voting compensation claims, the PMS said that the PM?s stance on prisoner voting was well known and remained unchanged. original source.
Asked about plans to end progression pay, the PMS said the Chancellor had set out clear examples of where quite high incremental changes could happen and the problems this could cause. He said the Prime Minister supported the Spending Review and issues around progression pay that the Chancellor had set out. original source.
Asked about the Home Office?s proposals to introduce a pilot for migrant bonds, the PMS said the details of the pilot would be published in due course by the Home Office. He said the government were looking at a range of measures and bonds were one option being considered around dealing, in a targeted way, […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was concerned that government agencies might have hacked mobile phones, the PMS said that all government agencies operated in accordance with a strict legal and policy framework. Questioned on whether police should look into the Serious and Organised Crime Agency?s report, the PMS made clear that the allegations of illegal […]
Care Quality Commission
Asked whether police were investigations allegations of a cover up by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the PMS said that this would be a matter for the police. More widely, he made the point that it was absolutely right that the Health Secretary was asking the CQC to report back to him about how individuals […]
Asked about Charles Saatchi?s behaviour towards his wife, the PMS said it was an issue for the police. More widely, he made clear that domestic violence was appalling and should be condemned in the strongest terms. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister supported the banking commission, the PMS said that details were being considered so that changes could be implemented. original source.
Asked whether the PM agreed with Stuart Hall?s sentence, the PMS was clear that sentencing is a matter for the court. original source.
Asked why Paul Tucker was leaving the Bank of England, the PMS said this would be a matter for Mr Tucker. original source.
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