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1993 - PMQT Written Answers 16th February 1993

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 16th February 1993.


PRIME MINISTER:

Royal Family (Taxation)

Mr. Morgan : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his oral statement of 11 February, Official Report, column 1111, at which tax office the tax affairs of Her Majesty the Queen and the Prince of Wales will be administered; if any additional (a) training and (b) security measures are proposed; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister : The chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue, who is a signatory of the memorandum of understanding, is responsible for the administrative arrangements relating to the tax affairs of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. I have no doubt that he will ensure appropriate levels of training and security.

As with other taxpayers, confidentiality and security are important considerations. That is why details relating to where the tax affairs of the Queen and Prince of Wales will be administered will not be released.


Official Visits

Mr. Simon Hughes : To ask the Prime Minister when he next plans an official visit to Southwark or Bermondsey.

The Prime Minister : I have no immediate plans to do so.


Engagements

Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 16 February.

Sir Peter Tapsell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 16 February.

The Prime Minister : This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall be having further meetings later today.


Ministers (Resignation)

Dr. Wright : To ask the Prime Minister what are the circumstances in which he would require Ministers to resign.

The Prime Minister [holding answer 9 February 1993] : I would not expect to have to do so. All ministerial offices are at the disposal of the Prime Minister.