Press release

Press briefing: morning 5 January 2015

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

The Prime Minister's Official Spokesperson answered questions about Chancellor Merkel, Muslim Brotherhood and defence spending

The Visit of Chancellor Merkel

When asked about the forthcoming visit of Chancellor Merkel of Germany, the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesperson (PMOS) said it was part of a number of European visits to coincide with the commencement of the German presidency of the G7.

Muslim Brotherhood

When asked about the publication of the government’s review into the Muslim Brotherhood, the PMOS said the review would be published in the new year.

Defence Spending

When asked about the government’s commitment to defence spending, the PMOS said the Prime Minister would continue to set out the UK’s commitment to strong and effective Armed Forces.