The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) read out the Prime Minister’s statement on the flooding in Cumbria: “I have spoken to Craig Mackey the Chief Constable of Cumbria and assured him that any help he needs will be provided by the Government, and to Hilary Benn the Environment Secretary who is in Cumbria assessing response needs. Our [...]
EU High Representative
Asked if the Prime Minister thought that the appointment of Baroness Ashton as EU High Representative was appropriate given her past involvement with CND, the PMS said that the appointment of Baroness Ashton was a very good result for Britain. The Prime Minister had been keen for Tony Blair to be a candidate for [...]
Asked if Harriet Harman would be sacked if she was found guilty of a criminal motoring offence, the PMS said that Harriet Harman refuted the allegations and would deny the charges. The Prime Minister had full confidence in Harriet Harman and they spoke last night. Asked what the Prime Minister and Harriet Harman had spoken [...]
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