Asked about the Al-Madinah school, the PMS said the PM?s view was unchanged. All schools of whatever type had to perform to the very best standards possible. If there were serious and consistent failings, funding could be stopped. Published: 1 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Policies: Securing borders and reducing immigration […]
Asked what the PM made of suggestions from the Home Affairs Select Committee that plans to bring back justice and policing powers from Brussels may not result in the repatriation of many powers, the PMS said that the approach taken by the Home Secretary was the right one. Published: 1 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s […]
Asked for an update on the Royal Charter, the PMS said, that subject to any decision the court might take, there was no change to the current timetable. As with all Privy Council meetings, the details would be published shortly after. Asked if the Prime Minister was concerned about opposition from the industry, the PMS […]
Asked if the PM would consider the comments from the energy companies that they would cut bills if green levies were reduced, the PMS said the government was already looking at how to roll back green charges. Government wanted to reduce the pressure on bills and increase competition. This was being considered ahead of the […]
Asked what the PM would like to hear the energy companies say at the Energy Select Committee today, the PMS said it was for the companies to explain the decisions they have taken with regards to bills. Published: 30 October 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Policies: Establishing stability in Afghanistan Creating an […]
Asked about support for the HS2 Bill, the PMS said that there would be a Bill going through the House soon and the government was supporting that. Government is backing HS2 as it was important for the country and it would increase capacity and growth. Asked what the PM?s views were on re-nationalising railways, the […]
Asked if PM was disappointed that the Police Federation officers had not yet apologised, the PMS referred back to the PM?s words at PMQs. It was a matter for Chief Constables if the officers were to be disciplined. Published: 25 October 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Topical event: Autumn Statement 2013 Minister: […]
Asked about the royal christening, the PMS said the cabinet had jointly contributed to a gift toy box and had also made a charitable donation to the Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. Published: 25 October 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Topical event: Autumn Statement 2013 […]
Sir John Major
Asked when the last time the PM met with Sir John Major, the PMS said they meet regularly. Published: 25 October 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Policy: Working for peace and long-term stability in the Middle East and North Africa Minister: The Rt Hon David Cameron MP World locations: Burma Syria original […]
Asked if the referendum will end the European debate, the PMS said the PM?s approach was to renegotiate, and then put that to the British people; and that was the right way to go about it. Asked about the Wharton Bill, the PMS said that the PM?s support for this was well known. Published: 24 […]
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