» Tuesday, January 22, 2008


The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) began by saying that Cabinet this morning met for around one and a half hours. Main items discussed included the usual update on parliamentary business next week from the Chief Whip; an update on where we were in relation to counter-terrorism ahead of the publication of the Counter-Terrorism Bill on Thursday led by Jacqui Smith; a discussion on local area agreements, how central government interacts with local authorities led by Hazel Blears; a discussion on the Obesity Strategy to be published tomorrow led by Alan Johnson and Ed Balls; and an update on where we were with respect to the economy, with Alistair Darling updating on the situation with global financial markets and Northern Rock.

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