Morning press briefing for 19 July 2011
Tuesday 19 July 2011 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on: Public Sector Pensions, Phone Hacking, Special Advisors and David Laws. original source.
Public Sector Pensions
Asked for more information about the Chief Secretary of the Treasury’s announcement, the PMDS (Prime Minister’s Deputy Spokesperson) referred to his statement. Asked whether a top level agreement had been reached between the TUC and Government to move to scheme level discussions, the PMDS said central discussions were continuing and suggested people spoke to the Treasury [...]
Asked whether we had published an updated list of meetings, the PMDS said we had and that it had gone up on the website yesterday. Asked if this was the final list, the PMDS said it was as final as final could be. She added that the key point here was that the information had to [...]
Asked whether the WMS on special advisors was a routine list, the PMDS said it was a list of special advisors in post as of today. original source.
Asked whether the PM welcomed the return of David Laws MP to a more prominent role in parliamentary life, the PMDS said he hadn’t made any particular comments on this but she would check. original source.
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