David Cameron is set to announce tough new measures to curb immigrants’ access to housing and benefits, in an attempt to tackle the “something for nothing” welfare culture. The Prime Minister will use a keynote speech to warn those coming to the country that Britain will no longer be taking a “soft touch” approach to immigration.
David Cameron has appealed directly to the Taliban to enter peaceful speaks about the future of Afghanistan after a summit at Chequers. The Afghan and Pakistani presidents joined discussions on how to prevent a Taliban resurgence in the region when foreign troops withdraw.
David Cameron has warned the bosses of some of Britain’s biggest companies to think “long and hard” about their tax contributions to the Treasury amid the on-going row about corporation tax avoidance. I comprehend that at a breakfast meeting at 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister stated that the “fair payment” of tax was an issue that would remain high on the political and public agenda.
The Prime Minister has warned EU leaders to stop “tinkering” with Europe’s budget and make real savings in line with national austerity efforts. Speaking in Brussels at the begin of a second day of negotiations, David Cameron stated there had not been enough progress during Thursday’s meeting and nothing had been done to tackle “unaffordable” spending programmes.
David Cameron has declared he has the public’s support in resisting an increase in the EU budget. The Prime Minister is preparing for crucial speaks on the group’s budget for 2014-2020, where he has vowed to veto anything but a real-terms freeze.
By Sophy Ridge, Political Correspondent, in Afghanistan The Prime Minister has arrived in Afghanistan in a bid to boost morale on the frontline. But with the armed forces facing cuts of around a fifth and personnel being drafted in to plug gaps in Olympic security, it is a difficult period for the military.
By Joey Jones, deputy political editor David Cameron and Francois Hollande will seek to show they can set aside their differences and work together when they meet in London for the first time. The two leaders know there will be a good deal of focus on what divides them as they convene in Downing Street this afternoon.
David Cameron was told he should be “ashamed of himself” as he was heckled by a London 2012 volunteer during a speech marking the one-month countdown to the Olympics. The Prime Minister had only just started speaking to about 200 official Games Maker volunteers at a uniform warehouse in east London when the protester stepped forward.
12:23pm UK, Thursday June 14, 2012 Giving evidence at the probe into media ethics at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, David Cameron said: “In the last 20 years I think the relationship has not been right. I think it has become too close, and I think we need to try and get it on a better footing.” He stated the growth of 24 hour news had changed the media industry and with it, the role of newspapers, making ...
David Cameron is likely to be questioned about his friendship with former News Of The World editor Rebekah Brooks 12:37pm UK, Friday June 08, 2012 The Prime Minister has been called to give evidence to the probe into media ethics at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on Thursday. Ex-PM Gordon Brown and Mr Osborne will be first up on Monday, followed by Labour leader Ed Miliband, his deputy Harriet Harman and former prime minister Sir John Major on ...