David Cameron has a small team of key staff with him in Ibiza and is being kept up to date over developments in the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, a number 10 spokesman said.
The PM is on holiday with his family for the week. As always, whilst away, he remains in charge, and has office support with him.
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