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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Original PMOS briefings are © Crown Copyright. Crown Copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland. Click-use licence number C02W0004089. Material is reproduced from the original 10 Downing Street source, but may not be the most up-to-date version of the briefings, which might be revised at the original source. Users should check with the original source in case of revisions. Comments are © Copyright contributors. Everything else is © Copyright Downing Street Says.
Contact Sam Smith.