Biography Chronology Home Search Speeches/Statements

1994 - PMQT Written Answers 10th February 1994

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 10th February 1994.


PRIME MINISTER:

Engagements

Sir Peter Tapsell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 10 February.

The Prime Minister : This morning I presided at a meeting of the Cabinet and had meetings with Ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall be having further meetings later today.

Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 10 February.

The Prime Minister : This morning I presided at a meeting of the Cabinet and had meetings with Ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall be having further meetings later today.


Lockerbie

Mr. Dalyell : To ask the Prime Minister what representations he has had from professors of law in Scotland about the issue of precedent, and the possibility of holding a trial of the alleged Libyan suspects for the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister : I have received no such representations.


Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant

Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make it his policy at his forthcoming meeting with his Irish counterpart to discuss the Irish Government's view of THORP.

The Prime Minister : No.

Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey (Mr. Hughes) of 2 February, Official Report, column 702, if he will raise with the Presidents of the European Commission and European Council of Ministers the possibility of making an exception to the convention of confidentiality covering correspondence between the Commission and member states in the case of the thermal oxide reprocessing plant at Sellafield.

The Prime Minister : No.


Scott Inquiry

Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister if he will seek to establish from Lord Justice Scott whether he objects to the release by Government Departments of memoranda and other documents that they have submitted for consideration by his inquiry.

The Prime Minister : No. Lord Justice Scott has discretion, subject to consultation on sensitive and classified material, to publish evidence submitted to his inquiry in his final report. The Government do not intend to anticipate his decisions.