Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 19th May 1992.
Plutonium Production Statistics
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister which Department of Her Majesty's Government will be responsible for the collection and annual publication of plutonium production figures from civil nuclear power stations following the abolition of the Department of Energy.
The Prime Minister : This information will now be provided by the Department of Trade and Industry.
Department of Energy
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the reallocation of resources committed to support programmes planned by the Department of Energy before it was abolished.
The Prime Minister : With the exception of work on energy efficiency, responsibility
for the programmes of the former Department of Energy has been transferred to the
Department of Trade and Industry. The provision for those programmes, as set out
in the supply estimates for 1992-
Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 19 May.
The Prime Minister : This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall be having further meetings later today.
Mr. Dalyell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the relative responsibilities of the Department of the Environment and Department of National Heritage with respect to listed buildings.
The Prime Minister : Details were set out in news releases, issued by both Departments on 1 May, available in the Library of the House. Responsibility for the listing of historic buildings now rests with my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for National Heritage. Because of their close connection with planning controls, consents for works to listed buildings remain the responsibility of my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for the Environment. There will be close consultation between the two departments, both on general policy and on particular issues. English Heritage will act as adviser to both Departments.
Mr. Alfred Morris : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make it his policy to required the Secretaries of State for Employment and for Health to issue a joint circular to training and enterprise councils and joint care planning committees on ways to enhance the prospects of training for people with learning difficulties.
The Prime Minister : The Department of Health will shortly be issuing guidance to
local authorities on all services for adults with learning disabilities. This guidance
will cover references to the need to plan day services in close co-
Security Commissioner (Report)
Mr. Hague : To ask the Prime Minister when the commissioner appointed under the Security Service Act 1989 will present his annual report for 1991; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister : A copy of Lord Justice Stuart-