Asked to give details on the appointment of Mr Eliasch, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman replied that he could confirm that the Prime Minister had appointed Johan Eliasch as a Special Representative to advise the Prime Minister on the development of financial mechanisms, to promote sustainable forestry and clean energy and to tackle climate change. The […]
In response to the suggestion that there was a difference in opinion between the US and the UK on overall strategy and tactics in Afghanistan, the PMS said that the Government was working very closely with the US and other NATO allies in Afghanistan as part of the international effort. Asked whether the International Security […]
Asked for a response to the comments made by environmental groups, that decisions on nuclear power had already been made, the PMS referred back to what the Prime Minister had said in the House of Commons at Prime Ministers Questions on the 11th July 2007. The Government’s preliminary view was that nuclear power had a […]
Foot and Mouth
Asked for a view from No.10 on the matter of the Foot and Mouth outbreak, the PMS replied that Hilary Benn would be speaking on behalf of the Government.
Asked about the disagreement between the Prime Minister and Alex Salmond on whether the correct term was Scottish Executive or Scottish Government, the PMS expressed his surprise on reading the story this morning. The PMS reiterated the position that as far as the Government was aware, there was no change in the devolution settlement. In […]
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