Asked how things were going with the new leader in post, under the temporary regime, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) replied that Downing Street was operating in the normal way. Asked if there was a meeting in the Cabinet Room at 9am this morning, the PMS replied that he was not going to comment on […]
Put that the Government had made it clear that it would not be taking any action until the Pre-Budget Report (PBR), yet the Crosby Report was calling for action pretty much now, and asked if the Government was happy to wait a few more months, the PMS replied that the report tomorrow would be the […]
Asked about the story in the Guardian today on the self regulation on drinks, the PMS replied that the Government had made clear that alcohol must be sold and marketed responsibly, and that new legislation would be introduced if necessary if existing voluntary standards were not met. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with the characterisation of the Warwick Report, of a "cave-in" by the Government to the unions, the PMS replied that this was a slightly odd story in one of the papers this morning, defining it in that way, and previously defining it in a different way. Obviously this was […]
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