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1995 - PMQT Written Answers 10th February 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 10th February 1995.


PRIME MINISTER:

Iraq

Mr. Dalyell: To ask the Prime Minister what response he is giving to the report on famine in Iraq sent to him by Mr. Riad-el-Taher about his recent visit to Baghdad.

The Prime Minister: The recent communication has been noted by my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary.


Lockerbie

Mr. Dalyell: To ask the Prime Minister if he will make it his policy that an ad hoc tribunal should be set up by the United Nations Security Council to try those accused of the Lockerbie bombing; and what representations he has had in this regard.

The Prime Minister: No. It is clear from resolution 883 that the United Nations Security Council envisages trial only before the appropriate United Kingdom or United States court.