» Friday, May 10, 2013

Spare room subsidy

Asked if the government should scrap the spare room subsidy bill the PMS said that the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has made a written statement and the PM has made the fundamental point on a number of occasions during recent PMQ?s about the need to deal with a housing benefit bill that […]

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Asked whether the PM believed the UK could learn about economic growth from Latvia or Estonia, the PMS said that the PM believed the economy was healing. There were still some challenges facing the country, but we were on the right path and it was important we stuck to it. original source.

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Asked if the PM would support the funding of a memorial to those service personnel that had died in Afghanistan, the PMOS said he hadn?t seen the Opposition?s proposals and so could not comment on the specifics. He said that the PM has made it very clear of his admiration for the incredible work and […]

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» Thursday, May 9, 2013

Global Investment Conference

Asked whether the Prime Minister met anyone in particular at the Global Investment Conference (GIC13), the PMS said that the Prime Minister was keen to meet with people investing in the UK but that the meetings he had this morning were private meetings. Asked whether the Prime Minister was disappointed that no new investments were […]

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Russia and Syria

Questioned on the PM?s trip to Russia and discussions on Syria, the PMS said that the PM would meet President Putin ahead of the G8 meeting and would discuss a range of issues including Syria. Russia was an important part of the international community and was an important contributor regarding discussions on Syria. The UK […]

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