» Monday, September 29, 2008

Bradford and Bingley

Asked about the events at the weekend, the Prime Minister s Spokesman (PMS) said that it had been clear by close of play on Friday that there were some serious issues in relation to Bradford and Bingley. On his return from Washington the Prime Minister had travelled straight to Downing Street, rather than travelling to […]

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General Petraeus

Asked about the Prime Minister s meeting with General Petraeus, the PMS said that General Petraues now had a wider role in the US military and remained a very important figure. That was why the Prime Minister was pleased to meet him in Downing Street today. They would be discussing a wide range of issues […]

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Put that WPP had said that it was moving to Ireland to cut tax bills, the PMS said that we did not comment on specific companies and that he had not seen the detail of any announcement made by WPP. We had reduced corporation tax rates in Budget 2007 and they remained competitive with the […]

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