EU Referendum Bill
When asked about the EU Referendum Bill, the PMOS said the Prime Minister had set out his determination that all UK citizens have the chance to express their views in an in-out referendum by end of 2017. original source.
When asked about the Emir of Qatar?s visit and whether the Prime Minister would raise concerns about World Cup construction workers, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said he expected the issue would be discussed, and that the UK continued to offer expertise and learnings associated with 2012 Olympics. original source.
Jerusalem holy site
When asked about the closure of a holy site in Jerusalem, the PMOS said that the UK?s objective was to work closely with the international community to reach a 2-state solution and to call on a de-escalatory approach on both sides. The PMOS added that that Israel had obligations under international law to protect holy […]
When asked about a international drugs comparators study published by the Home Office, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said it considered reflections on the approaches to tackling drug abuse taken by 13 countries. The PMOS added the government continued to pursue a balanced evidence-based approach to tackling drug abuse and this was working – […]
When asked about Afghanistan, the PMDS said the government would be initially focusing on what had been a successful drawdown and no decisions had been taken yet on any review. She added that lessons had been learned throughout the operation, including how the armed forces trained Afghan forces. original source.
When asked about the UK contribution to the EU budget, the Prime Minister?s Deputy Spokesperson (PMDS) said every opportunity was being taken to raise this important issue. With regard to next steps, the PMDS said the UK would be looking at all the issues that needed to be worked through, including getting to the bottom […]
UK contribution to the EU budget
When asked about the UK contribution to the EU budget, the PMOS said every opportunity was being taken to raise this important issue. original source.
When asked about Afghanistan, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said lessons had been learned throughout the operation, including how the armed forces trained Afghan forces. These lessons have informed the approach taken in tackling ISIL in Iraq, the PMOS added. original source.
European Union budget
When asked about the European Commission?s revision of the UK contribution to the EU budget, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Prime Minister raised the issue at this morning?s EU Council meeting, adding the Prime Minister wasn?t the only head of government who had raised the issue. The fact that this money was […]
When asked about the release of Harry Roberts from prison, the PMOS said the Prime Minister understood the public?s strength of feeling that this case had provoked, and the widely held view that the murder of police men and women who are on the front line protecting the public is a particularly heinous act. The […]
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