Press release

Cabinet meeting read-out 20 May 2014

A read-out from the Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister on the morning of 20 May 2014.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


A Number 10 spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister chaired Cabinet this morning.

The Leader of the House updated colleagues on the forthcoming Queen’s Speech.

Lord Young of Graffham took the Cabinet through the recommendations which will be part of his forthcoming ‘Enterprise for All’ report.

The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Dr Andrew Murrison MP, updated colleagues on plans to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

The Foreign Secretary updated colleagues on cross-government work in support of the government’s objective of continuing to strengthen the UK’s economic and commercial relationship with China.

The Prime Minister updated colleagues in advance of the informal European Council on 27 May 2014.

Notes to editors

  1. The State Opening of Parliament, and Queen’s Speech, is on 4 June 2014.
  2. Lord Young of Graffham is an adviser to the Prime Minister on Enterprise. His latest report, ‘Enterprise for All’, will be published in June. It will make recommendations on how young people can be further encouraged to develop entrepreneurial and business skills.
  3. Dr Andrew Murrison MP is the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for the centenary planning for the commemoration of the First World War, and the Minister for International Security Strategy.
Published 20 May 2014