Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 11th March 1993.
Mr. Mike O'Brien : To ask the Prime Minister what discussions he had with members of the United States Congress on his recent visit to Washington about Matrix Churchill.
The Prime Minister : None.
Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 11 March.
Sir Peter Tapsell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 11 March.
The Prime Minister : This morning I presided at a meeting of the Cabinet and had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall be having further meetings later today.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister if it is now his policy that the Lord Mayor of the City of London corporation will no longer be recommended automatically for a knighthood.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 10 March 1993] : Yes.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister how many hon. Members have received knighthoods since 1979.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 10 March 1993] : One hundred and seven Members of Parliament have received knighthoods since May 1979.
Mr. Allen : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his answer of 1 March, Official Report, column 19, if he will give examples of areas where the prerogative powers residing in the Crown are not exercisable by Ministers.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 9 March 1993] : There is a variety of situations
in which the Queen may exercise the prerogative directly or on the basis of advice,
including the advice of Ministers. These include the Dissolution of Parliament and
Mr. Nicholas Winterton : To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his Government's policy on the level of support and encouragement which should be given to British manufacturers.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 9 March 1993] : The Government's commitment to
industry is at the heart of our policies, where it will remain. I refer my hon. Friend
to the detailed answers that he received from my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-