Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 22nd February 1994.
Sir Thomas Arnold : To ask the Prime Minister what is his policy towards Russia's application to join the Group of Seven.
The Prime Minister : I believe that there is a strong case for building a closer political dialogue between Russia and the Group of Seven, by creating a political Group of Eight, although it would not be appropriate in current circumstances for Russia to join the economic G7. I shall be taking this up with my G7 colleagues.
Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 22 February.
Sir Peter Tapsell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 22 February.
The Prime Minister : This morning I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in this House, I shall be having further meetings later today.
10 Downing Street
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister if he will give details of items on loan to 10 Downing Street which have been mislaid since 1979.
The Prime Minister : No.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister if he will give details of all items of works of art, furniture, china, gold and silver artefacts currently on loan in 10 Downing Street.
The Prime Minister : No.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister which paintings and other works of art on display in 10 Downing Street in October 1990 have subsequently been removed.
The Prime Minister : The information requested can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Overseas Visits (Media)
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister if he will give details of amounts outstanding from media organisations for costs arising from using official transport on overseas visits.
The Prime Minister : It is not my practice to give details of outstanding accounts.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister which official gifts were retained by his predecessor at the end of her period of office.
The Prime Minister : My right hon. and noble Friend Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven would have retained those gifts of small value that she wished to keep, and those gifts of higher value that she had chosen to purchase.
Mr. Tony Banks : To ask the Prime Minister which countries he has visited in an official capacity since November 1990.
The Prime Minister [holding answer 21 February 1994] : The information requested is as follows :
United States of America |20-
Saudi Arabia |6-
Egypt |9 January 1991
France |14 January 1991
France |20 January 1991
Germany |11 February 1991
Soviet Union |4-
Germany |11 March 1991
Luxembourg |8 April 1991
France |24 June 1991
Spain |2 August 1991
United States of America |27-
Netherlands |18 September 1991
Germany |10 November 1991
Italy |27 November 1991
Germany |27 November 1991
Netherlands |1 December 1991
Republic of Ireland |4 December 1991
United States of America |30-
Germany |5 June 1992
France |30 September 1992
Belgium |23 November 1992
Luxembourg |30 November 1992
Spain |30 November 1992
|1 December 1992
Portugal |1 December 1992
Denmark |2 December 1992
Republic of Ireland |7 December 1992
Bosnia |22 December 1992
Oman |28 January 1993
Saudi Arabia |28 January 1993
Austria |6 April 1993
Portugal |23 August 1993
Monaco |23 September 1993
Germany |25 November 1993
Republic of Ireland |3 December 1993