Asked if it was correct that the Prime Minister had not replied to David Cameron’s recent letter on Scotland, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that this was correct. Asked why the Prime Minister had not replied, the PMS replied that we were still considering our response, but the Prime Minister gave a fairly clear […]
Asked for the Prime Minister’s view on the rise in mortgage costs and house repossessions, the PMS replied that the Government’s view was set out by Caroline Flint in terms of what we were doing in order to help people who were finding it difficult to meet their mortgage costs at the moment. Repossession rates […]
Asked for more reaction on the situation in Burma, the PMS replied that on Burma, clearly this was a very significant crisis and urgent access was essential. We were pressing the Burmese authorities as a matter of urgency to address the barriers to rapid access for staff and suppliers, and to allow international agencies to […]
Asked if was the Prime Minister’s decision to appointment Chris Smith to Chair of the Environment Agency, and did this not look like cronyism, the PMS replied that there were well established processes for making these appointments. Whoever gets appointed to these jobs did so on the basis that they are the best available candidates […]
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