Friday 22 June 2007


This is where to find the latest films of the PM’s activity in Number 10 and on visits.


France and Britain pledge school places

27 March 2008

Gordon Brown and Nicolas Sarkozy at the Emirates Stadium, March 2008. Crown copyright.The Prime Minister and French President Nicolas Sarkozy promised new support to provide school places for 16 million children in Africa by 2010.

Bevin Boys honoured at Number 10

25 March 2008

A Bevin Boy shows his medal; Crown copyrightThe Prime Minister awarded the first Bevin Boys Badges at a special presentation at Downing Street.

UK and France promise closer cooperation

27 March 2008

Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy holding a press conference in London, 27 March 2008; Crown copyrightThe UK and France will work more closely together “at the heart of a global Europe”, the Prime Minister has said.

PM honours children’s heroes

16 March 2008

Amanda Holden and Linda Lusardi at No10The Prime Minister met a group of award winners honoured for their contributions to children and children’s causes.

New academy to encourage UK enterprise

11 March 2008

Gordon Brown and Peter Jones meet pupils at the Swanlea Business and Enterprise College: Crown copyrightGordon Brown announced the founding of a new academy that will open its doors next year to British teenagers looking to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

Sport relief makes a huge difference to lives - PM

7 March 2008

A football with the Sport Relief logo on the sideGordon Brown met members of a Sport Relief project that provides football training to disadvantaged young people.

PM praises Quick Reads initiative on World Book Day

6 March 2008

Gordon Brown with members of the Quick Reads campaign in Downing Street, 6 March 2008; Crown copyrightThe Prime Minister has described the Quick Reads campaign as a “great success story of the English language.”

Prime Minister’s press conference

18 February 2008

Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling at Prime Minister's press conference, 18 February 2008; Crown copyrightGordon Brown was joined by Chancellor Alistair Darling at his February press conference. Questions centred on the Government’s decision to take Northern Rock into temporary public ownership.

Gordon Brown praises Young Award winners

14 February 2008

Gordon Brown with winners of the Young People of the Year awards; Crown copyright.The Prime Minister has praised the winners of the Young People of the Year Award (YOPEY) at a special reception held at Downing Street.

Best wishes for the Chinese New Year

7 February 2008

Gordon Brown cuts a ribbon during a visit to a business centre in Beijing.  Image copyright: ReutersThe Prime Minister has sent his “warmest wishes” to those celebrating the Chinese New Year. Mr Brown said he hoped hope the upcoming Beijing Olympics will be “the best ever”.

PM unveils plans to boost children’s sport

1 February 2008

Andy Burnham and Kelly HolmesGordon Brown has launched a new drive to encourage children to do more sport.

PM launches Muslim Women’s Advisory Group

31 January 2008

Gordon Brown with the Muslim Women's Advisory Group at Number 10, 31 January 2008; Crown copyrightThe Prime Minister formally launched The National Muslim Women’s Advisory group, at an Eid reception at 10 Downing Street.

PM urges Pakistan to hold elections

28 January 2008

Gordon Brown and Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf in Downing Street, 28 January 2008; Crown copyrightGordon Brown has called upon Pakistan to hold “credible elections” and move towards a democratic future following the recent upheaval in the country.

PM welcomes apprentices to Number 10

28 January 2008

Gordon Brown with award-winning apprentices in 10 Downing Street, 24 January 2008; Crown copyrightGordon Brown welcomed four apprentices to Number 10 last week to hear first-hand about how young people are improving their skills.

PM remembers Holocaust Memorial Day

27 January 2008

The PM Gordon Brown; image copyright: ReutersGordon Brown has delivered a personal message to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK, stating that the “unimaginable suffering” of the Holocaust never be forgotten.

PM meets Holocaust survivor

22 January 2008

Gordon Brown and Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper;Crown copyrightThe PM met Holocaust survivor Zigi Shipper, 78, at Downing Street and signed the Holocaust Day ‘Book of Commitment’.

PM meets carers at Citizen’s Jury

11 January 2008

Gordon Brown addressing members of a Citizen's Jury on carers' issues in Leeds, 11 January 2008; Crown copyrightGordon Brown travelled to Leeds to discuss issues relating to caring in the latest Citizen’s Jury.

Congratulations for Liverpool, City of Culture 2008

11 January 2008

Gordon Brown smiling. Crown copyright The PM tells of his excitement at the start of Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture 2008.

Prime Minister congratulates UK’s Skills Champions

10 January 2008

Gordon Brown holds a reception for  Worldskills 2007 champions; crown copyrightGordon Brown met with a group of talented young people who represented Britain at WorldSkills 2007, the largest and most prestigious skills competition in the world

Gordon Brown visits Beckham academy

10 January 2008

Gordon Brown with David Beckham and children at The Beckham Academy;image copyright ReutersThe PM paid a visit to the David Beckham Academy in Greenwich to see children engaged in sport.

Mr Brown and David Beckham chatted with children on one of the training pitches and with others taking part in a nutrition quiz with tutors. They also looked at a mural of messages from past attendees and Mr Beckham showed the PM a wall of memorabila from his football career.

PM launches National Year of Reading

8 January 2008

Prime Minister talks with school children at the launch of the National Year of Reading; Crown copyrightGordon Brown and Education Secretary Ed Balls were joined by a group of schoolchildren and children’s writers at 10 Downing Street for the launch of the National Year of Reading.

Children from City of London Academy and Loxford School of Science and Technology created ‘reading corners’ with beanbags and cushions and chatted with the Prime Minister about their favourite books.

PM’s December press conference

19 December 2007

Gordon Brown and Chancellor Alistair Darling at a Downing STreet press conference, 19 December 2007; Crown copyrightThe United Kingdom is in a strong position to manage the financial uncertainty caused by the credit crunch, the PM said during his December press conference . Mr Brown was joined by Chancellor Alistair Darling at the event.

Gordon Brown welcomes Lifesavers to Number 10

18 December 2007

TV presenter Tania Bryer with Gordon Brown Gordon Brown has welcomed a group of people recognised for their courage in the annual Lifesavers awards to 10 Downing Street.

The PM met the 15 award winners from the public and the emergency services for a reception in Number 10 this morning.

PM meets Britain’s Got Talent winner

14 December 2007

A Rolls Royce car in Downing StreetGordon Brown has welcomed Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts to Number 10 and thanked him for being a “great ambassador for the country”.

The PM and Ed Balls launch the Children’s Plan

11 December 2007

Ed Balls launches the children's plan The Government has launched details of its blueprint for improving children’s prospects in life following a statement in the House of Commons by Children’s Secretary Ed Balls.


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