Asked what involvement the Prime Minister had had in the Northern Rock decision, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman told the assembled press that the Prime Minister had been kept up to date with what had been happening by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with the Chancellor that part of the […]
Foot and Mouth
In response to the suggestion that the Prime Minister might be sympathetic to the idea of regionalising the system of restrictions, given that Scotland and Wales were hoping to experience the lifting of restrictions in a limited way, the PMS said the key thing to remember was that everything was guided by the scientific evidence […]
In response to the suggestion that the Prime Minister was just exploiting Margaret Thatcher, the PMS replied that he was unaware that such charges were being made. It was a meeting that was arranged following an exchange of correspondence shortly after the Prime Minister took up the position. There was then a discussion between diary […]
Asked if Basra Province had moved back to Iraqi control and had British forces gone on to "overwatch", the PMS replied that that wasn’t the case. In relation to the Prime Minister’s statement on Iraq and if the term "the future size and strength of the force would continue to depend on conditions on the […]
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