Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 15th January 1997.
Mr. Spearing: To ask the Prime Minister which persons representing which bodies were present at the meetings he attended recently with the President of the European Council in the Netherlands.
The Prime Minister: I met the Prime Minister of the Netherlands in The Hague on 7 January. Mr. Kok was accompanied by his State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and three officials. I was accompanied Her Majesty's ambassador at The Hague and three officials.
Organisation for Economic Co-
Mr. Spellar: To ask the Prime Minister who represented the British Government at the OECD conference on 16 December on economic flexibility and social cohesion in the 21st century.
The Prime Minister: Participants to this conference were invited as individuals and not representatives of Governments. Professor Snower of Birbeck college attended, and presented a paper concerning long-
Mr. Dalyell: To ask the Prime Minister which department is responsible for matters relating to the illegal trade in CFCs.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 13 January 1997]: The Department of the Environment has responsibility for the United Kingdom's domestic and international policy on the control of CFCs and other ozone-
Mr. Tony Banks: To ask the Prime Minister when he expects parliamentary approval to be sought for the estimate relating to official royal travel by rail and air.
The Prime Minister: The new grant-