» Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Food banks

When asked about the Prime Minister?s view on the Trussell Trust report into food banks, the PMOS said the Prime Minister welcomed and supported the work of the Trust in running food banks. On the question of food bank users and benefit claims, the PMOS said over 90% of claims were processed on time – […]

Briefing took place at 20:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Historic child abuse

When asked about the Prime Minister?s view of historic child abuse allegations in the Telegraph today, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) said if people had evidence of serious wrongdoing they should speak to the police so that it could be thoroughly investigated. original source.

Briefing took place at 20:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

» Tuesday, November 18, 2014

GP surgeries

When asked about the Care Quality Commission?s (CQC) GP surgery data, the PMOS said this was very much part of the agenda the government had been taking forward in terms of ensuring that we had the highest possible standards in all parts of the NHS. The CQC had been reformed under this government precisely in […]

Briefing took place at 19:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

COBR meeting

When asked about today?s COBR meeting on ISIL, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said officials had updated the Prime Minister on the latest situation and that the Prime Minister had reiterated his condemnation of Mr Kassig?s murder. original source.

Briefing took place at 19:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Net migration

When asked about the government?s objective to get net migration below 100,000, the PMOS said this remained the objective towards which the Prime Minister and others were working to. He said the increase in recent periods from countries such as Spain and Portugal was linked to the economic performance in the Eurozone. On the question […]

Briefing took place at 19:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

EU migrants

When asked about EU migrants receiving child benefits, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Prime Minister and his colleagues would continue to take this issue forward with EU partners and the European Commission. He added the government had already tightened rules so EU migrants had to wait 3 months after arriving in the […]

Briefing took place at 19:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

» Monday, November 17, 2014

Ebola

When asked about ongoing international efforts to tackle Ebola, the PMOS said the international community ? most recently at the G20 ? had come together to take action, including additional funding announced at the G20 meeting in Australia whilst adding that there was more that needed to be done. original source.

Briefing took place at 17:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Flooding

When asked about the UK?s preparedness for winter flood risks, the PMOS said the government was taking the right approach, noting the conclusion of dredging in the rivers Parrett and Tone, and the fact that repairs to flood defences were all on track and being completed on time. original source.

Briefing took place at 17:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Liaison Committee

When asked about the forthcoming appearance of the Prime Minister before the House of Commons Liaison Committee, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Committee was principally expected to ask the Prime Minister about issues related to devolution within the UK. original source.

Briefing took place at 17:20 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

» Wednesday, November 12, 2014

European Arrest Warrant

When asked about the government motion to approve the Draft Criminal Justice and Data Protection (Protocol No. 36) Regulations, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the House of Commons would debate and vote on the entire package of 35 Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) measures, as outlined by the Home Secretary earlier in the […]

Briefing took place at 17:50 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Downing Street Says...

The unofficial site which lets you comment on the UK Prime Minister's official briefings. About us...

Search


November 2014
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
« Oct   Dec »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Supported by

mySociety.org

Disruptive Proactivity

Recent Briefings


Archives

Links

Syndicate (RSS/XML)

Credits

Enquiries

Contact Sam Smith.

This site is powered by WordPress. Theme by Jag Singh