Asked why the Government would not have a Spending Review if it was having a Defence Review, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that the reasons for the Defence Review were set out in the WMS that Bob Ainsworth had published this afternoon; he had set out the reasons why we […]
promise would be reached over the amendment, the PMS said that people should speak to the Treasury for a readout of Frank Field s meeting with the Chancellor. As the PMS had said this morning, the Government believed that the measures we had put in place were the best and most affordable way to provide […]
The Prime Minister s Spokesman began by telling the assembled journalists about Cabinet; there was a presentation from the Chancellor on the economy and a presentation from Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth on Afghanistan. Asked if they discussed the Finance Bill at Cabinet, the PMS said that there was a regular discussion of Parliamentary business, at […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was happy that the Government had done everything possible to help those who had been adversely affected by the 10p tax, the PMS said that, as the Chancellor had said, we had set out the best and most affordable way to provide support to lower-middle income households. Asked if the […]
Presidents Obama and Medvedev
Asked if the deal between the US and Russia would have an immediate effect on Britain, the PMS said that the Prime Minister had previously spoken about strategic arms reduction, saying that we would support such measures; that position remained unchanged. Asked what impact there would be on the future of Trident, the PMS said […]
Asked about the Defence Strategic Plan, the PMS said that Bob Ainsworth would lay a Written Ministerial Statement today at midday. original source.
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