Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 14th March 1994.
No. 10 Downing Street (Costs)
Mr. Redmond : To ask the Prime Minister what is the budget for the running cost for
the Prime Minister's residence at 10 Downing Street for 1994-
The Prime Minister : Figures on a consistent basis are not available. In 1980-
An outturn for 1993-
Back to Basics
Mr. Grocott : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent (Mr. Smith) of 21 February, Official Report, column 849, what has been the total expenditure to date by the Government on the Government's "back to basics" policy; and how many departmental staff are currently working on the Government's "back to basics" policy.
The Prime Minister : As "back to basics" applies across a range of Government policies, the information which the hon. Gentleman requests could be supplied only at disproportionate cost.
Jimmy Young Programme
Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister if he will place in the Library a copy of the transcript of his interview of the "Jimmy Young Programme" on BBC Radio 2 broadcast on 7 March; and if he will make a statement on new policy positions announced in the interview.
The Prime Minister : No. The objectives of this Government remain unchanged.
10 Downing Street (Jewellery)
Mr. Redmond : To ask the Prime Minister when the last independent audit of the 10 Downing Street jewellery inventory took place; who carried out the audit; and what were the findings.
The Prime Minister : There has been no such audit in recent years, although the items
are and have been available for inspection by the auditors in the Cabinet Office
or in the National Audit Office. I am satisfied that all the items concerned are
Mr. Austin Mitchell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will publish a list of the number of Ministers in each Department with the numbers of Ministers in each corresponding Department in the period 1964 to 1970; and how the responsibilities of the respective Departments have altered.
The Prime Minister : Current information on the number of Ministers in each Department
can be found in the "List of Ministerial Responsibilities", a copy of which is in
the Library of the House. The responsibilities of Departments and the numbers of
Ministers changed during the period 1964-
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on ministerial responsibility for Cornwall.
The Prime Minister : The Government are collectively responsible for all regions of the United Kingdom.