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1991 - PMQT Written Answers 4th February 1991

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 4th February 1991.


PRIME MINISTER:

The Gulf (Financial Assistance)

Mr. Marlow : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list all EEC countries, setting out his estimate of (a) their expenditure in direct contributions to their own participation in the Gulf conflict by the end of January, (b) their contribution to the United Kingdom and (c) the value of their contribution to the United Kingdom as a percentage of the United Kingdom's direct expenditure as described above.

The Prime Minister : Our EC partners are showing, both by their military and economic contributions, that they share solidarity with us in pursuing the liberation of Kuwait. But I cannot quantify this in the way requested, particularly since the position is changing all the time.