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1994 - PMQT Written Answers 16th June 1994

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 16th June 1994.


PRIME MINISTER:

Engagements

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

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

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.


Iraq

Mr. Dalyell : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his letter of 13 May to the hon. Member for Linlithgow, if he will make an assessment of the background work and credentials of Mr. Max van der Stoel for making a report on Iraq.

The Prime Minister : Mr. van der Stoel is the United Nations special rapporteur on Iraq. It is for the chairman of the Commission on Human Rights to appoint special rapporteurs, who must be impartial. Mr. van der Stoel's international reputation and his wide experience of human rights issues make him an excellent choice as rapporteur on human rights in Iraq.