Asked about the pace of infrastructure projects, the PMS said the government is delivering and building important infrastructure projects. The first Crossrail tunnel has been completed and over 30 road projects have been completed since the 2010 Spending Review. Share this page Share [...]
Asked to comment on water company plans to raise prices, the PMS said Ofwat would scrutinise the business plans companies had put forward. Asked whether the government supported the idea of a London super sewer, the PMS said the government believed it was an appropriate response to the future challenges of waste water in the [...]
Asked about immigration from Bulgaria and Romania, the PMS said there was concern about the transitional controls coming to an end. The PM was right to take the measures announced the previous week. Share this page Share on Facebook [...]
Asked about the comments from EU Commissioner Andor, the PMS said the PM had set out his view very clearly. Published: 29 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street original source.
Public sector pay
Asked whether there would be a review of the public sector pay deal given recent good economic news, the PMS said it had been right to take difficult public expenditure decisions, and the government had set out plans for spending consolidation through to 2017. Published: 26 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: [...]
Pay day loans
Asked about the proposed cap on pay day loans, the PMS said the Chancellor had set the government position out clearly. The government had created a powerful new consumer regulator and the additional steps announced on caps was the right thing to do. RBS Asked about the Tomlinson report into RBS business lending, the PMS said the [...]
Asked about the immigration of Romanians and Bulgarians, the PMS said the government was ensuring welfare rules were not abused and was taking the Immigration Bill through the House. Published: 22 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: The Rt Hon David Cameron MP [...]
Asked about green levies, the PMS said the PM had been clear about rolling back the cost of green levies and work was on-going. Details would be announced in the Autumn Statement. Published: 22 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: The Rt Hon David Cameron [...]
Asked whether the PM had ever used the phrase ?Green Crap?, the PMS said that he did not recognise that phrase. Asked whether the coalition is retreating from the PM?s environment agenda, the PMS said this wasn?t the case. The PMS said that this is the first government to set up a Green Investment Bank, [...]
Asked about women bishops, the PMS said it was a decision for the Church of England. If the Church of England voted to accept women bishops, the Prime Minister was happy to work with the Church on issues raised with regard to representation in the Lords. Published: 20 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: [...]
Asked about the Co-op and the role of Paul Flowers, the PMS said that significant questions had emerged regarding the Co-op Bank and the role of its leadership. There were a number of ways in which these questions could be raised and looked at. The immediate focus was on the financial situation the Co-op [...]
Defence Reform Bill
Asked about Philip Hammond?s comments about the Defence Reform Bill causing ?serious damage?, the PMS said the PM agreed with what had been set out by the Defence Secretary. Published: 25 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: The Rt Hon David Cameron MP [...]
Asked whether the PM would be welcoming the President of Sri Lanka to Glasgow 2014, the PMS said these types of international events offered an opportunity to shine a spotlight on recent events. Published: 25 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street Minister: The Rt Hon David [...]
Asked whether the PM would encourage people to inform the authorities if they knew of people cheating the benefits system, the PMS said there was an important point of principle: if people had evidence of wrongdoing, it was right and fair that the information was made available to the appropriate authorities. Published: 20 November 2013 Organisation: Prime Minister’s Office, [...]
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