Press release

Press briefing: afternoon 2 July 2014

The Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) answered questions on Andy Murray, flight security and the Home Office.

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

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Sport

Asked about the Prime Minister’s reaction to Andy Murray’s loss, the PMS noted that fans would be disappointed but they would look forward to watching Andy bounce back at the US Open.

Speculation on USA increasing security on flights

Asked if the Prime Minister was aware of speculation that the US Department for Homeland Security would issue instructions for more stringent security measures on inbound flights to the USA, the PMS explained that the relevant authorities kept security arrangements under regular review and worked closely with international partners.

Home Office dossier review

Asked about whether the Home Office should publish the entire report into the department’s handling of information on child abuse allegations between 1979 to 1999, the PMS explained that his understanding was that the Executive Summary clearly reflected the findings.

Published 2 July 2014