Press Briefing afternoon Wednesday 28 November 2012
Wednesday 28 November 2012 The Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) answered questions on alcohol pricing, Leveson and payday loans
When asked whether the government was taking legal advice about the proposed changes to alcohol pricing, the PMS said that it was being looked at by the courts because of the ongoing legal case in Scotland. The government was following this closely. The government had said for some time its intention was to bring this [...]
When questioned on whether the Prime Minister would be speaking for the entire government when he made a statement on Leveson tomorrow, the PMS said there would be a government statement by the Prime Minister at 15.00 tomorrow. When challenged if the PM supported a DPM statement, the PMS said that people were digesting the report [...]
Responding to questions about the government’s position on payday loan caps, the PMS referred the lobby to HMT on the detail. The PMS understood that the bill as it stands would allow the new regulator, the FCA, to look at these issues already. When asked if the government now supported a cap, the PMS said he [...]
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