Asked how worried the Government was that Abu Qatada could shortly be released on bail, the PMS said that if he applies for bail the Government would oppose the application vigorously.
Asked whether the PM has asked for an explanation from the Home Office on how the case had got into this position, the PMS said that he had been kept updated on the situation.
Asked whether the PM had full confidence in the Home Secretary, the PMS said that the PM did.
Asked whether the PM had full confidence that Abu Qatada would be deported, the PMS said that it was the PM’s firm intention to see him deported.
Asked whether the PM was happy with the result of the Brighton conference on the European Court of Human Rights, the PMS said that the PM was happy and referred the journalist to the Justice Secretary’s words on the outcomes.
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