Press briefing – morning 13 February 2013
Wednesday 13 February 2013 The Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) answered questions on the economy and horsemeat
Asked for the Prime Minister’s reaction to Sir Mervyn King’s suggestion that economic recovery is in sight, the Prime Minister’s Spokesperson (PMS) said that the Prime Minister’s view was that the economy was healing.
Asked whether the Prime Minister was concerned that British firms were mislabelling meat, the PMS said that, as the Secretary of State had said, it was totally unacceptable if businesses had defrauded the public. Investigations were ongoing. The raids had resulted from the audit of horse abattoirs that the Food Standards Agency (FSA) had begun [...]
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