Press release

Press briefing: afternoon 20 November 2014

The Prime Minister's Official Spokesperson answered questions on webcam hackers, Scotland, EU migration, EU bonus cap and health devolution.

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


Webcam hackers

When asked about Russian webcam hackers, the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said the Information Commissioner was looking into this which was the right thing to be happening.

Liaison Committee

When asked about the Prime Minister’s view on English votes for English laws, the PMOS referred to the Prime Minister’s evidence at Liaison Committee today.


When asked about the Prime Minister’s pledge that Scotland should get more powers, the PMOS said the Prime Minister would maintain the pledges he made during the referendum campaign.

EU migration

When asked whether the Prime Minister had any plans to make a speech on EU migration, the PMOs said the Prime Minister would say more at Christmas.

EU bonus cap

When asked about the legal challenge to the EU ‘bonus cap’, the PMOS said the government shared the view of the Governor of the Bank of England with regard to the proposals put in place by the EU, and that the Treasury were now considering the Advocate General’s statement.

Health devolution in Wales

When asked about the Wales-only pay deal offered to NHS staff, the PMOS said decisions on devolved responsibility were the responsibility of the Welsh government.

Published 20 November 2014