Asked about the news of job losses at Corus, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that it was a disappointing announcement; we knew that Corus had been trying to find a long-term solution to the difficulties it faced and management had worked very hard to keep the plant open. original source.
Asked when the Prime Minister had decided that he was too busy to see President Sarkozy, the PMS said that it had not been possible for them to get together this week, but they would meet in Brussels next week and spent time together at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting last week. Any sense […]
Extra Troops in Afghanistan
Asked for a reaction to the news from the NATO summit that at least 25 countries would send at least 7,000 extra troops to Afghanistan, the PMS said that if reports were correct then we would welcome the announcement. Asked if the UK would send less troops if NATO countries sent more than the original […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was confident that there would be restraint at RBS concerning bonuses and if he was concerned that the opposite could happen at Lloyds, the PMS said that there was an agreement between the Government and RBS, which included the following conditions regarding bonuses: no cash bonuses would be paid to […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was concerned about support going into Copenhagen due to the leaked documents at East Anglia University, the PMS said referred to Ed Miliband’s comments that one set of emails from the University of East Anglia did not undermine decades of climate science. The Prime Minister was of the view that […]
Letters to Bereaved Families
Asked if all the letters from 2009 had been sent out on time, the PMS said that we all the letters for 2009 had been written and were either in the process of, or had been dispatched. original source.
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