Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 25th March 1996.
Sir Nicholas Scott: To ask the Prime Minister if he will make it his policy to support the application by Taiwan to join the United Nations organisation and to seek support from Commonwealth and EU partners for it.
The Prime Minister: No. Membership of the United Nations is open only to states. Her Majesty's Government do not recognise Taiwan as a state.
Rathbone Community Furniture
Mr. Parry: To ask the Prime Minister what reply he gave to Rathbone Community Furniture, Liverpool, in response to its recent letter to him; and if he will make a statement.
The Prime Minister: My office has forwarded the letter to the Department for Education and Employment which will respond in due course.
Mr. Wigley: To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his oral answer of 19 March 1996, Official Report, columns 167-
The Prime Minister [holding answer 22 March 1996]: The benefits available to businesses during the 10-
The Government announced that they would consider the case for new enterprise zones at Easington in County Durham on 29 March 1993; zones in that area were designated on 29 November 1995.