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Swine Flu

Asked whether he thought that Swine flu would cause the economy to shrink, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that we produced our assessments in the Pre-Budget Report and the Budget and that was the time to look at all of these factors. We would look at these issues in a […]

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Parliamentary Standards Bill

Asked for the Prime Minister s view on the Bill and did he think it was a Bill worthy of the name as some of its original content had been removed, the PMS said that the Prime Minister did think it worthy of the name. What we had done and this was not a small […]

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Misc

Put that the Equalities Commission seemed to be in chaos due to half of its commissioners resigning, the PMS said that it was the Prime Minister s view that the Equalities Commission was doing a good job and would continue to do so. Asked if there was any reaction following Damian McBride s interviews, the […]

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NATO Secretary General

Asked about the meeting between the Prime Minister and the outgoing NATO Secretary General, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Prime Minister met with the NATO Secretary General on a regular basis. Asked if the Prime Minister would raise the issue of burden sharing at the meeting, the PMS said that such […]

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

Alan Sugar

Asked if Alan Sugar s dealings with the BBC were sorted in light of the fact he had now become a member of the House of Lords, the PMS said that issues in relation to Sir Alan Sugar and the BBC were a matter for them; these were not issues for the Government. Sir Alan […]

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

Swine Flu

Asked about the advice the Government gave out about swine flu at the weekend, the PMS said that Andy Burnham had been on the radio this morning setting out the Government s position and would make a Statement to the House of Commons this afternoon. Asked about the National Childbirth Trust s advice to pregnant […]

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