Chief Executive of the APA
The Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) began by saying that today s appointment of Stephan Wilcke as the Chief Executive of the Asset Protection Agency was an important milestone in the implementation of the protection scheme, which was a central part of the Government s efforts to stabilise the financial sector and to promote the [...]
Asked for a comment on Iran having more uranium facilities, the PMS said that the announcement served to cement the concerns that were expressed yesterday in New York by the E3+3 and reiterated the need for Iran to prove to the international community that it was prepared to take action. We would need to [...]
Asked if there was any truth in the Telegraph story that the Government was paying a private investigator to find the mole who leaked documents regarding MPs expenses, the PMS said that that was a matter for the House Authorities rather than Government. Put that the mole claimed to have leaked material because of the [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister was relaxed about Baroness Scotland s former employee telling her side of events, the PMS said that the UK Border Agency (UKBA) had conducted a thorough investigation into this matter, they had taken action and there was no more to say on the subject. Asked if that meant that there was [...]
Asked when the Prime Minister would give evidence to the Iraq inquiry, the PMS said that it was for the Iraq inquiry to decide who to call and when, and how they would give evidence. original source.
After Care for Armed Forces
Asked if the Prime Minister was concerned about the after care given to the armed forces, the PMS referred journalists to what she had previously said about the Prime Minister s regard for our armed forces at all levels. Specifically on veterans, we had a resettlement package for people who left the armed forces [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister would persuade the western world to do more in Afghanistan, the PMS said that the strategy regarding Afghanistan was as set out in the Prime Minister s speech earlier this month; the UK and the rest of the international community would consider the recommendations from the McChrystal report. original source.
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