Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 17th June 1992.
Prosecuting Authorities (Representations)
Mr. McNamara : To ask the Prime Minister if he will outline his policy concerning representations to be made by individual Departments to the prosecuting authorities while considering evidence against individuals in cases concerning their Departments.
The prosecuting authorities for which I am responsible as Attorney-
Where a Department believes that it has information material to a prosecution decision it should so inform the prosecutor either directly or, where appropriate, through the Law Officers.
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister what was the cost of shipping his official
car from British Guyana to Rio de Janeiro for use during his visit to the Earth summit;
how much was spent on re-
The Prime Minister [holding answer 16 June 1992] : The cost of shipping a protected vehicle from Guyana to Rio de Janeiro for my use during the Earth summit was £2,400. The vehicle is used by our diplomatic missions in south and central America as the situation so requires. The cost of necessary repairs to the car amounted to about £15,000. No suitable vehicles were available in Brazil at the same or lower cost.