Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 25th April 1991.
President de Klerk
Q6. Mr. Robert Hughes : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his recent meeting with President de Klerk of South Africa.
The Prime Minister : I was glad to have had the opportunity to meet President de Klerk during his visit to the United Kingdom this week. We had a useful talk on a wide range of issues.
I should add that I also had useful talks with Mr. Nelson Mandela at our meeting yesterday.
Economic and Social Committee (United Kingdom Membership)
Mr. Beith : To ask the Prime Minister whether he will list the 24 United Kingdom members of the European Community Economic and Social Committee, indicating their dates of appointment, their occupations and their party political affiliations if known.
The Prime Minister : The United Kingdom members of the Economic and Social Committee who were appointed in September 1990 for a term of four years are as follows. Members are recommended to Council for appointment on the basis of their individual qualifications not political affiliations.
Neville Beale Esq-
Michael Bell Esq-
John Little Esq-
Kenneth Gardner Esq MA FRSC-
Dr Felix Kafka-
Michael Mobbs Esq-
Peter Dawson Esq OBE-
Tom Jenkins Esq-
John Lyons Esq CBE-
Miss Ada Maddocks OBE-
William Morris Esq-
Roy Sanderson Esq OBE-
Alexander Smith Esq-
Wilfred Aspinall Esq-
Mrs Jocelyn Barrow OBE-
Professor William Black-
Mrs Angela Guillaume-
Robert Moreland Esq-
Ms Sue Slipman-
Andrew Tyrie Esq-
Mr. Tom Clarke : To ask the Prime Minister when he expects to reply to the letter dated 27 March from the hon. Member for Monklands West, concerning the Government's policy of non-
The Prime Minister : I replied to the hon. Member on 22 April 1991.
Mr. Tom Clarke : To ask the Prime Minister what representation he has received from the Act Now Group concerning the Government policy of non-
The Prime Minister : The Act Now Group and I have corresponded.
Mr. Barry Jones : To ask the Prime Minister what steps are taken to ensure parity of treatment for haemophiliacs in Scotland and Wales so far as factor 8 is concerned.
The Prime Minister : The prescribing of factor 8 in the treatment of haemophiliacs is a matter for the individual clinicians concerned. Both Scottish and Welsh patients have equal access to the treatment deemed appropriate.
Mr. Fisher : To ask the Prime Minister whether he will list the number and location of all new buildings or extensions commissioned by the Cabinet Office in each of the past five years which (a) had contracts worth between £3 million and £5 million and (b) had contracts worth more than £5 million.
The Prime Minister : The Cabinet Office has not commissioned any new buildings or extensions in the last five years which had contracts worth more than £3 million.
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister whether the issue of South Africa signing the nuclear non-
The Prime Minister : Yes.
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister if he will set out the compensation received by the United Kingdom from (a) the Soviet Union and (b) any other relevant international authority to cover the financial losses incurred by United Kingdom farmers and tourist trade businesses in Scotland, Cumbria, Northern Ireland and North Wales as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear accident in the Soviet Union.
The Prime Minister : No compensation has been paid to the United Kingdom for damage suffered following the Chernobyl accident. The Soviet Union is not a party to the international conventions on third party liability for nuclear damage.
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister if he will propose the creation of safe havens for Shias in southern Iraq.
The Prime Minister : We are concerned for the welfare of all Iraqis. We understand that the International Red Cross and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees are ready to take over responsibility for refugees in those parts of southern Iraq presently occupied by coalition forces. The United Nations Iraq/Kuwait observer mission is being deployed to the border. Our contribution of some £20 million to the UN Secretary-