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David Blunkett

Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with David Blunkett that the daily tittle-tattle on his private life did not affect his job, the PMOS said that David Blunkett had a serious job with welfare reform. As he showed today he was getting on with that job. End of story.

Asked if David Blunkett was right to criticise people who watched daytime TV, the PMOS said that the important point that David Blunkett had made today was what the surveys had shown that there were people who wanted to get off IB and back to work. That was why it was important that we developed pilots such as Pathways to Work so that we could see how best to implement that change. That was what the programme that he was developing was about.

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  1. I wonder if he’ll be saying the same once "A very private secretary" finishes airing on More4 (about to start right now). ;o)

    Comment by Owen Blacker — 10 Oct 2005 on 9:00 pm | Link

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