Put that the Chancellor and Andy Burnham seemed to be saying different things in terms of the NHS/IT contract, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that Andy Burnham was currently in the House of Commons and referred journalists to his comments there. The Chancellor made comments yesterday in regard to the way in which [...]
2018 World Cup Bid
Asked how many votes Dr Chung carried in his pocket, the PMS said that no member of the FIFA delegation carried votes in their pockets; it was a democratic exercise. Our understanding was that Dr Chung had a single vote. Asked if Jack Warner’s vote was in the bag, the PMS said that we would [...]
Asked if the Prime Minister thought that most people in the public sector should not get paid more than 150, 000, the PMS said that was not the case; the Prime Minister thought that there should be more accountability and transparency in public sector pay. Put that the Prime Minister had mentioned getting Government services [...]
Asked how disappointed the Prime Minister was that efficiency saving gurus were leaving Government, the PMS said that the Prime Minister thanked the people who had made a contribution to this important part of Government policy. original source.
Smarter Government Speech
Asked if the Prime Minister’s announcement on public sector pay today meant that details of talent at the BBC who earned over 150,000 would be published, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the Chief Secretary to the Treasury would approve pay levels in excess of 150,000 for all Civil Servants [...]
2018 World Cup Bid
Asked if the Prime Minister was actively lobbying people about our 2018 bid, the PMS said that he would not characterise it in that way. The Prime Minister was completely committed to this bid and therefore took every opportunity, where appropriate, to set out our case. original source.
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