» Friday, October 31, 2008

Gulf Trip

The Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) began by saying that the Prime Minister was leading a Ministerial team and a business delegation to the Gulf this weekend. The purpose of the visit was three-fold. Firstly, Gulf States were critical to stabilising and rebuilding the global economy and to Britain s prosperity. Their accumulated wealth made […]

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HBOS/Lloyds Merger

Asked if the Government would give the go ahead to the HBOS/Lloyds merger, the PMS said that there would be an Office of Fair Trading report published today and that it was for BERR to respond to that report. As we had said at the time of the merger, the Secretary of State for Business […]

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Asked if the Prime Minister was satisfied with the response form the BBC following the Radio Two incident, the PMS said that the Prime Minister responded to this during his press conference yesterday; it was for the BBC Trust to consider the conclusions of its own investigation. original source.

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