» Thursday, December 11, 2008


Asked what the Prime Minister hoped the first meeting of the lending panel would achieve, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the Treasury would brief in full on the lending panel meeting. The panel was established by the Government to monitor lending to businesses and homeowners and to make sure […]

Briefing took place at 16:45 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

German Finance Minister

Asked for an update on the Prime Minister s attitude towards the German Finance Minister, the PMS said that there had been widespread reporting of the Prime Minister s comments this morning on LBC Radio. The PMS added that in contrast to the comments made by the German Finance Minister in his Newsweek interview, the […]

Briefing took place at 16:45 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Irish Referendum

Asked if the Prime Minister would welcome a second referendum in Ireland and would it have any impact on a possible referendum in the UK, the PMS replied that as people knew, we had already ratified the Lisbon Treaty and had had an extensive parliamentary debate on the passage of the Lisbon Treaty Bill. Any […]

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Asked if the Prime Minister had a favourite foreign Finance Minister, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) replied that if this was a thinly veiled attempt to get him to comment on the German Finance Minister s remarks, the Prime Minister was asked a similar question in an interview with London s LBC Radio this […]

Briefing took place at 11:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

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