Afternoon press briefing from 30 November 2011
Tuesday 10 January 2012 Press briefing from the Prime Minister’s spokesperson on pension strikes, the economy and Iran original source.
Asked for the latest assessment of the impact of the strike, the Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) said there would be a further update from the Cabinet Office, but that the latest figures suggested that a quarter of civil servants, around 135,000, were on strike. He added that there was no serious disruption at the [...]
Asked what he thought about reports of central banks easing financial strains and that the Euro may collapse, the PMS said he did not want to explain the announcement made by the central banks. They had said they were enhancing their capacity to provide liquidity to the global financial system. The PMS said there were [...]
Asked if he had anything to add to what the Foreign Secretary had said about Iran, the PMS said no. Asked what he thought of a former Foreign Secretary warning about the unwelcome drumbeat towards war, the PMS said he had no comment. original source.
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