» Monday, September 15, 2014

Home Secretary?s speech

When asked if the Home Secretary?s visa speech was related to China, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said it did touch upon this area. He said the speech would outline how we are seeking to improve the processing of visa applications from overseas visitors, including those from China. He also said that the speech […]

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» Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Scotland

When asked about the raising of the Saltire above Downing Street, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said there is nothing more important than the future of the UK and Scotland in the coming days, and reiterated the Prime Minister?s clear message to Scotland ? ?we want you to stay?. On the forthcoming visit of […]

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» Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Scotland

When asked if the Prime Minister (PM) had cancelled a visit to Scotland this week ahead of the independence referendum, if he was deliberately staying away and whether he would be increasing efforts following the recent poll showing the ?Yes? campaign in the lead, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said that the PM would […]

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Fiona Woolf

When asked whether the PM was happy for Fiona Woolf to lead the investigation into child abuse, in light of reported links to Leon Brittan, the PMOS confirmed that he was and that the PM gave his strong support to Fiona Woolf and expressed his gratitude to her for taking the investigation on. The spokesperson […]

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» Friday, September 5, 2014

Scotland

Asked if there were any contingencies in place for a ?Yes? vote, the PMS said ?no? and that the government was entirely focussed on staying in the Union and making the positive case for the UK. Asked about possible PM visits, the PMS said while he could not comment on the PM?s travel plans, the […]

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Ukraine

Asked for the Prime Minister?s reaction to President Putin?s calls for talks on statehood for the Ukraine, the Prime Minister?s Spokesperson (PMS) said that type of statement is wholly at odds with what the Prime Minister and other EU Council leaders have said on the importance of respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of […]

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Online safety

When asked about recent breaches of internet security, the PMS said that internet service providers have a commercial interest in keeping their customers? data safe. original source.

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Ashya King

Asked about Ashya King, the PMS said the Prime Minister felt it was right the CPS was looking into the case against Ashya?s parents, and said that it was important the welfare of Ashya was the focus. On the issue of government action, the PMS stressed that the Home Office and Department of Health were […]

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Rotherham

Asked about the abuse of children in Rotherham, the PMS said the Prime Minister felt it was very important that there was a clear response from the recent report by Professor Alexis Jay. The PMS added the Prime Minister met with the Home Secretary, the Education Secretary and the Secretary of State for Communities and […]

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Scotland

When asked the Secretary of State for Scotland?s view in Cabinet about the referendum, the Prime Minister?s Spokesperson (PMS) said he had reiterated the government?s confidence in the clear arguments made by those who want to stay in the UK. The PMS added that ministers wanted Scotland to have the best of both worlds as […]

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