Asked what the entitlements would be, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that there would be an announcement shortly. The PMS advised people to check on Mark Harper’s previous statement in the Commons and the background to the announcement. We were responding to a series of judgements and complying with them, as […]
Put that the Deputy Prime Minister had said in an interview that the Government would not stand idly by’ on the subject of large bankers bonuses and what did he mean by that, the PMS replied that we all wanted to see pay restraint. On taxation, the Government wanted to make sure that banks paid […]
Asked if the Prime Minister was concerned that there could be fuel rationing, the PMS said that he did not think that was going to happen. The position was that there was sufficient fuel. The problem was getting it round the country. We had been putting into place measures that would ease that situation, such […]
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