Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 14th January 1994.
Mr. Cohen : To ask the Prime Minister whether he will make arrangements for the Data Protection Registrar to inspect relevant contracts with suppliers of IT services that involve the use of personal data held by his Department in order to check whether all appropriate arrangements in relation to the Data Protection Act 1984 have been made, and whether such contracts make provisions for the registrar to make random inspections in order to check the suppliers' compliance in with the eighth data protection principle.
The Prime Minister : My office has not placed any contracts with suppliers of IT services that involve the use of personal data held by my office.
Mr. Alan Williams : To ask the Prime Minister what is the annual financial value of the inflation-
The Prime Minister : There is no inflation-
Civil list expenditure to date under the new arrangements has fallen well below the actual rate of inflation.
Mr. Alan Williams : To ask the Prime Minister what account is taken of the inflation-
The Prime Minister : As set out in the report of the Royal Trustees-
Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister (1) whether he has provided Lord Justice Scott with all documents requested for use by the inquiry;
(2) what documents he has submitted to Lord Justice Scott in advance of his appearance before the inquiry.
The Prime Minister : The only request I have received is for a written statement, which I submitted on 12 January.
Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister what guidelines he has issued to Ministers in regard to which questions on the involvement of the United Kingdom in arms and military equipment exports to Iraq since 1985 may be substantively answered while the Scott inquiry is still sitting.
The Prime Minister : I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Warley, West (Mr. Spellar) on 7 June 1993, Official Report, column 14.
Mr. Frank Machon
Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister what record he has of telephone calls made by Mr. Frank Machon of Glasgow to officials at 10 Downing Street between September and the end of December 1993.
The Prime Minister : None.
Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister if he will place in the Library a transcript of his interview with "The World this Weekend" broadcast on Radio 4 on 2 January.
The Prime Minister : No, it is not my policy to do so.
Mr. Nicholas Winterton : To ask the Prime Minister whether he intends to make it his policy that the county of Cambridgeshire, or any other similar area in England, Scotland or Wales, will be permitted to secede from the Union should the majority of the residents of that county agree freely and concurrently with a majority of the residents of any other foreign country that they wish to do so; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 12 January 1993] : For my own part, I whole-