Consultation on Alcohol Responsibility
Asked if the consultation was about binge drinking, the PMS said that it was a consultation reporting on the recently completed review of the alcohol industry’s social responsibility standards. original source.
Asked who would be running the Government when the Prime Minister was on holiday, the PMS replied that the Prime Minister would be in charge of the Government over the summer, as would normally be the case. Put that Alastair Darling would be in charge when the Prime Minister was away, the PMS said that […]
Written Ministerial Statements
Asked whether the Prime Minister would be publishing a written statement on the National Security Strategy today and whether the Prime Minister would be publishing a statement on the Intelligence and Security Committee report into the July 7th attacks, the PMS said that on the latter, people should not anticipate that today, not least because […]
Asked for more details on an announcement by BERR on nuclear sites, the PMS said that they were publishing their strategic site assessments for new nuclear power stations. This would be issued in the form of a Written Statement and was about the process to determine where new nuclear power stations would be sited safely […]
Asked whether the Prime Minister shared the view of President Sarkozy that the Irish people must express a view on finding a solution by the 2009 European elections, the PMS said that the Prime Minister’s position was the position that was agreed at the European Council in June. It was the position that we had […]
Asked if the Prime Minister would be meeting with Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga this week, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that she was not able to confirm the meeting just yet but would let journalists know later. Asked about Dawn Primarolo’s announcement today, the PMS said that it was about the extension of […]
Asked if the fiscal rules had changed, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that no decisions had been taken in relation to the fiscal rules; the position remained as set out at the time of the Budget. Asked what was being planned and if the fiscal rules would remain the same, the PMS replied that […]
Asked if the Prime Minister supported the work of the Charity Commission, the PMS said that the work of the Charity Commission was a matter for them. Asked why the Prime Minister hadn’t answered the Charity Commission’s letter regarding the Smith Institute, the PMS said that the matter of the Charity Commission enquiry into the […]
Asked why journalists hadn’t been informed yesterday about the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that once the ratification had happened the Foreign Office had made an announcement and that, from his understanding, the precedence was that in the past there hadn’t been any formal Written Ministerial Statements, as there […]
Asked if the Prime Minister had vetoed an increase in the salary of the Information Commissioner, the PMS said that the Ministry of Justice had issued a Written Ministerial Statement today, which said that there would be a consultation on the powers of the Information Commissioner; any issues relating to his salary should be considered […]
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