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Unions Meeting

Asked for a flavour of the meeting, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that it covered the general economic situation, public services and pensions. The PMS said that it was a good, business-like meeting that lasted for around an hour. On who attended for the Government apart from the Prime Minister, the […]

Briefing took place at 15:45 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)

Cold Weather

Asked why there had not been a COBRA meeting to discuss the bad weather, the PMS said that there had been meetings to discuss the issues. Put that some MPs had suggested that if meetings were to come under the COBRA banner, Ministers would need to include regional offices, which were in the process of […]

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Asked about the Prime Minister’s meeting with union leaders today, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said that the meeting had been requested by the unions. The Prime Minister had met Brendan Barber over the summer, and had a meeting with the unions alongside the G20. They would discuss the economy, public services and pensions. Asked […]

Briefing took place at 10:00 | Read whole briefing | Comments (0)


Asked if the Prime Minister thought that the Transport Secretary was handling the problems caused by the weather effectively, the PMS said yes. The situation was that we had exceptionally severe weather conditions at the present time, which was clearly having an impact. The Government was doing all it could, led by the Transport Secretary, […]

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