When asked about the vote in Parliament on the selection of the Speaker of the House, the PMOS said the vote came following proposals to implement recommendations made by the House Procedure Committee, which would have brought in a consistent approach to appointments to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker roles. original source.
The Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Prime Minister (PM) spoke to President Rouhani of Iran this afternoon. Read out of the call with President Rouhani of Iran original source.
When asked about the inflation rate of 0.0%, the PMOS said the Chancellor had set out the inflation remit in the Budget, adding that the judgement had been made by the government to set the remit at the right level for inflation consistent with macro-economic stability. original source.
Prince of Wales letters
When asked about the forthcoming Supreme Court ruling on the publication of letters from the Prince of Wales to government ministers, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the government believed there was an important principle in the confidentiality of correspondence between ministers and the heir to the throne. original source.
When asked about the Prime Minister of Barbados?s reported intention to move his country towards a Republic, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the decision was for the people and government of Barbados, consistent with the principle of self-determination. original source.
When asked about the Budget the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said people would see a very strong package of measures. original source.
When asked whether the Prime Minister agreed with claims by the Opposition that Grant Shapps had broken the Ministerial Code, the PMOS said that he did not accept the premise that the Code had been breached in the first place. original source.
When asked about whether the Prime Minister intended to participate in an online debate the PMOS confirmed that it was under consideration. original source.
Exit check at ports
When asked about advice to leave early if travelling via ports this summer, the Prime Minister?s Official Spokesman (PMOS) said that it was right that exit checks were being implemented and that holidaymakers should check with their travel operators for latest travel advice. original source.
When asked about immigration the PMOS said the Prime Minister?s position was widely known, in that net migration to the UK was too high; adding that the Prime Minister wanted to see net migration come down. original source.
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