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PM: Many yet to see the recovery

In an interview with ITV News' Tom Bradby, the Prime Minister has accepted that many people are not yet convinced the economic recovery will work for them. He also confirmed he will serve a full second term, if the Conservatives are re-elected

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Cameron: I do love Larry the cat - but he's a bad mouser

Larry seen dressed up in a patriotic bow-tie on the cabinet table in Downing Street in 2011. Credit: PA

David Cameron has again insisted his family loves Larry the Downing Street cat despite being unimpressed by his mouse-catching skills.

The Prime Minister denied the claim in Matthew d'Ancona's book In It Together that the cat was unpopular, and said: "I'm very keen on Larry, my family love Larry, and now we've got Freya as well, the Chancellor's cat."

He told Sky News Radio: "I think where this story came from is I was once rude about Larry's mousing abilities.

"It is true that he once sat on a chair in my study at Number 10 and this mouse ran across the floor and Larry just lifted his head and had a look at it and did absolutely nothing."

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