Put that the Foreign Secretary ought to have reassessed his plans to authorise the rescue attempt of British aid worker Linda Norgrove, the PMS pointed out that the Prime Minister had addressed this in his press conference adding that the issue had been kept under constant review, COBRA had met 12 times and provided updated [...]
In response to the suggestion that the Prime Minister would respond to the CSR, the PMS replied that the CSR was a Chancellor announcement and as such there would be a statement to the House from the Chancellor and a response from the Shadow Chancellor. original source.
Asked if the Prime Minister had received the Lord Browne report, the PMS confirmed that the report was delivered over the weekend. Asked about the response to Lord Browne’s report, the PMS explained that a response would be given once the report was officially published. Put that hosting a cross-party meeting on a report was a new [...]
Green Efficiency Review
Put that many efficiency reviews such as Philip Green’s had been produced for government and not been implemented and asked why this review was different, the PMS replied that government would implement the recommendations and that there would be more central direction for departments. Asked if government would follow Green’s advice on telecoms contracts, the PMS [...]
Asked about the threshold hold for child benefit coming down, the PMS stated that the Prime Minister had addressed the question in his press conference. The PMS explained that commitments about tax thresholds and policy would be set out by the Chancellor. In response to the suggestion that the Secretary of State for the Department for [...]
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