» Thursday, June 13, 2013

Royal Bank of Scotland

Asked a question on Stephen Hester stepping down as the chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), the PMS said the Prime Minister entirely agreed with what the Chancellor had said on the matter, RBS was moving on from a rescue phase. Asked a question on finding a replacement for Mr Hester, the […]

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» Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Economic pact

Questioned on whether the PMS could provide any further information on Northern Ireland?s economic pact, the PMS said that the government had been working with the Northern Ireland Assembly on what more can be done, and we will make a further announcement shortly. original source.

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Qatada

Asked about the deportation of Abu Qatada, the PMS said that the news Jordan?s parliament had approved a treaty with the UK to lead to Qatada?s deportation was good news. The case was still ongoing but the PM was clear in his determination to put Qatada on a plane to Jordan. original source.

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» Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Economy

Asked what the Prime Minister?s view was on comments by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors that there are ?green shoots? for the UK housing market, the PMS said that the Prime Minister believes the economy is healing. original source.

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Fizzy drinks

Asked whether the PM thinks schools should ban fizzy drink machines. The PMS said the government had a very active public health agenda. original source.

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» Monday, June 10, 2013

Bilderberg

Asked whether the PM would be updating the House on the Bilderberg meeting discussions, the PMS said that the PM attended but it was a private meeting. original source.

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Europe

Asked how the Prime Minister can argue for independence when he has made it clear he wants to stay in Europe, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had made his position clear on Europe during his speech in January. original source.

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» Friday, June 7, 2013

Syria

Asked whether there would be a vote in Parliament before any decision would be taken to arm Syrian rebels, the PMS said the Prime Minister had been clear that he had never been someone who wanted to stand in the way of the House having a say on any of those issues. He made the […]

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» Thursday, June 6, 2013

Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) report

Questioned on the Intelligence and Security Committee report on telecommunications and security, the PMS said that the government would respond fully in due course, and made the point that government had put in place robust measures. original source.

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Syria

Asked whether there would be a recall of Parliament before any action would be taken to arm the Syrian opposition during recess, the PMS said the Prime Minister had set out that he had never been someone who wanted to stand against the House having a say on any of those issues. original source.

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