When asked about the conduct of MPs in the House, the PMOS said that there were long-standing rules about parliamentary language and that the Speaker monitored this. original source.
When asked about defence spending, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) reiterated that the UK does meet the 2% target. He highlighted the 10-year investment of over £150 billion for defence equipment, and when asked about spending from 2016 he added that it would be for a future spending review to set budgets for 2016-17 […]
MPs? outside interests
When asked about MPs? outside interests, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) reiterated the Prime Minister?s comments that he did not view a Chamber full of professional politicians with no outside experience as a good thing. He said the Prime Minister had also said that there needed to be proper rules around transparency and disclosure. […]
When asked about alleged wrongdoing by HSBC, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) said it was important to make the distinction between alleged activities of clients and alleged activities by HSBC and its employees. He said that the government had toughened up penalties, introducing a penalty of 200% of the sum that had been the […]
When asked about the Prime Minister?s reaction to the announcement from Minsk of a ceasefire, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said that the UK wanted to see an end to the conflict, and that there would be an opportunity for the Prime Minister to discuss the situation with President Poroshenko and the French and […]
When asked about European traffic regulations, the PMOS said it was right that the authorities in the UK could make a prosecution – should they choose to do so – where a motorist from an EU country committed an offence in the UK. He said that a principle of reciprocity applied, and that individual countries […]
When asked about the imposition of sanctions on Russian individuals, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) said that names of those subject to sanctions would be published in the official journal when the measure came into force. He said that there would be an opportunity on Wednesday for Russia, during Normandy format discussions in Minsk, […]
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