» Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Voting Reform

Asked whether the PMS expected legislation to be brought forward in this parliament on voting reform, he replied that the media articles overnight were speculative and the Prime Minister had already said there was now a stronger case than ever that MPs should be elected with the support of more than half of the votes, […]

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President Sarkozy

Asked to respond to President Sarkozy’s comments that the UK lost out on appointments in the European Commission, the PMS said he was not clear where President Sarkozy had made those alleged comments and that his comments in Le Monde had been retracted. He referred the press to the Chancellor’s article in the Times today […]

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Asked to respond to criticisms from RBS and the City that the Treasury is taking control of bonuses, the PMS said that the government had been clear that the old culture of short term, unrestricted bonuses was inappropriate. He said that we had put in place a new approach to bonuses where they would have […]

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