» Wednesday, December 1, 2010

England 2018 bid

Asked how the Prime Minister felt about England’s bid following on from yesterday’s meetings, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the assessment at the present time was that it would go to the wire. Clearly we were in a fight, otherwise the Prime Minister wouldn’t be travelling to Zurich this afternoon. We were still […]

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Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with Mervyn King that he lacked experience for the job, the PMS said that he had made clear on Monday that he would not get into commenting on leaked documents and that remained the case. Asked if the Prime Minister had confidence in Mervyn King, the PMS said that […]

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Asked what the Prime Minister thought about the performance of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA), the PMS said that the Prime Minister shared the sentiments of the Deputy Prime Minister set out yesterday where he said that IPSA’s operating practices needed to be strengthened and improved, but the fundamental principle of having the administration […]

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