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1995 - PMQT Written Answers 6th December 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 6th December 1995.


PRIME MINISTER:

Swiss Visit

Mr. Meacher: To ask the Prime Minister what was (a) the date and (b) the purpose of each visit paid by his predecessor to Switzerland between 1979 and 1990; and if he will list the engagements undertaken.

The Prime Minister: My predecessor has visited Switzerland on an official basis only once. She paid the first ever official visit to Switzerland by a British Prime Minister in office on 20-21 September 1990. The purpose of the visit was to discuss Swiss relations with the European Community, European Security Architecture and the Gulf crisis.


Scott Inquiry

Mr. Meacher: To ask the Prime Minister (1) what representations he has received from the Government of the United States concerning the Scott inquiry;

(2) what representations either written or oral he has received from the Government of Switzerland concerning the Scott inquiry;

(3) what representations he has received from the Government of Belgium, either orally or in writing, concerning the Scott inquiry.

The Prime Minister: As far as I am aware, none.