Asked what the Prime Minister thought needed to be done about Royal Mail s pension black hole, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) said that, as Lord Mandelson said yesterday, the pension remained a matter for the company and the pension trustees. The Government had been clear about the basis on which we would be […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was still confident that the standards legislation could do the job it was intended to do, the PMS said yes; the issue on which the Government lost the vote yesterday was not central to the core of the bill, which was about allowances and expenses and the move from self […]
Asked if the Guardian was right to say that there was a question mark over crossrail going ahead, the PMS said that the Government remained committed to crossrail and the position had not changed. Asked if that meant that there was no basis to the story, the PMS said that we had not yet announced […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was embarrassed by the fact that two of the big decision that had been announced yesterday on Royal Mail and on nationalisation were made by unelected Cabinet Ministers who could only be scrutinised properly in the Lords, the PMS said that the Prime Minister was not embarrassed; there was a […]
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