Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 11th February 2009.

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Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party 11:30 am, 11th February 2009

Sir James Crosby did two reports: one for the Chancellor on mortgages, and one for me, when I was Chancellor, on security issues. He has completed these reports. He is no longer an economic adviser to the Government—[Hon. Members: "Ah!"] And he has only been so in the context of doing two reports. If I may say so, we are facing very big issues in the economy at the moment, and the way in which the Conservative party wants to trivialise them does it no merit.

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David Clark
Posted on 12 Feb 2009 3:35 pm (Report this annotation)

To quote from Ann Trenemn of The Times: I cannot remember the last time Gordon Brown actually answered a question at PMQs. It is a sign of how angry he must be that he now said 'He is no longer an economic adviser to the Government'.