Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 21st April 1994.
Mr. Flynn : To ask the Prime Minister what guidance has been issued to Ministers regarding the practice of replying to parliamentary questions in terms such as, "I will write to the hon. Member"; and in what circumstances this practice is considered appropriate.
The Prime Minister : A reply in which a Minister says that he will write to the hon. Member may be given for a number of reasons. It may be used as an interim reply because it is not possible to provide a substantive answer within the time scale laid down, to provide information of specialist or local interest which is detailed or lengthy or where there is a need for discretion in making the full reply available because it concerns a confidential constituent's case.
Following a recommendation from the Procedure Committee, first report, Session 1992-
Mr. Harry Greenway : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 21 April.
Sir Peter Tapsell : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 21 April.
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.
Tigris and Euphrates Valleys
Mr. Dalyell : To ask the Prime Minister what is the latest information to Her Majesty's Government about malnutrition-
The Prime Minister : In addition to information given to me by the hon. Member himself, and obtained from non-