The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) outlined what the Prime Minister would cover in his speech at Davos the next day. Asked whether the Prime Minister still believed the UK was out of the economic danger zone, the PMS said he had been making a specific point about speculation in sovereign debt markets, and the importance […]
The PMS was asked whether the Prime Minister thought it was appropriate for the Business Secretary to joke about bankers. He replied that it was just that a joke. Asked what the Prime Minister’s reaction was to the union response that the new employment tribunal regulations were a sackers’ charter , the PMS replied that […]
Asked about the Chancellor’s comments on fuel duty and the Prime Minister’s view, the PMS answered that the Chancellor would make his decision in the Budget. original source.
Asked for the Prime Minister’s view on the latest developments in the News of the World phone hacking story, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told the assembled press that he had not discussed it with the Prime Minister. Asked if the Prime Minister would be meeting with Rupert Murdoch tomorrow, the PMS said he would […]
Asked if the relevant Cabinet Ministers had been put on alert in preparation for the possibility of more bad weather, the PMS said that there were contingency plans in place and they were updated on a regular basis. original source.
Asked if there were any further updates on the Bill, the PMS replied that we were in a similar position to where we were yesterday. The PMS said that we were examining our options and discussions were taking place. original source.
Asked about Gerry Adams resigning as an MP, the PMS replied that Gerry Adams had asked to resign. He had written to the Speaker setting out his intentions and the only method available for someone wanting to resign was to take up a position such as the Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Chiltern Hundreds. […]
Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with the analysis of the former defence chiefs in regard to the scrapping of the RAF Nimrods, the PMS replied that he did not. We had set out our decision on this at the time of the Strategic Defence and Security Review; not only were we dealing with a […]
Put that if charities or councils did not have enough money to buy areas of forests, wouldn’t the land be bought up by wealthy individuals, the PMS replied that we had begun a consultation today and there seemed to be a lot of preconceptions about what we were saying. The Government would not be selling […]
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