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1995 - PMQT Written Answers 3rd April 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 3rd April 1995.


PRIME MINISTER:

Malaysia

Lady Olga Maitland: To ask the Prime Minister what representations he has received from the Malaysian authorities about trade relations between the United Kingdom and Malaysia.

The Prime Minister: I welcome Dr. Mahathir's positive remarks, during his recent visit to Britain, that Malaysia wants to continue building the strongest possible ties with Britain, and is putting behind her the two countries' recent trade problems. This was a constructive initiative. Britain has close and long-standing links with Malaysia. We look forward to working with Malaysia to develop these to their full potential in the future.


Deregulation

Mr. Steen: To ask the Prime Minister if he will discuss during his visit to Washington, the United States' experience of deregulation and the lessons learnt by the administration which can be applied to the United Kingdom.

The Prime Minister: I am always interested to hear new ideas to take forward the Government's deregulation initiative.