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1995 - PMQT Written Answers 23rd February 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 23rd February 1995.


PRIME MINISTER:

Engagements

Mr. Harry Greenway: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 23 February.

Sir Peter Tapsell: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 23 February.

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 this House, I shall be having further meetings later today.


Correspondence

Mr. Campbell-Savours: To ask the Prime Minister (1) how many letters were received from hon. Members last month;

(2) how many letters were sent to hon. Members last month.

The Prime Minister [holding answer 22 February 1995]: I received nearly 180 letters from hon. Members last month. Approximately half received responses.


Treaty of Rome

Mr. Cousins: To ask the Prime Minister whether he has under review any revision to article 223 of the treaty of Rome; and what requests he has received from British defence manufacturers to consider such a review.

The Prime Minister: In preparation for next year's intergovernmental conference, the Government are considering the operation of the treaty as a whole.

I am not aware of any request by British defence manufacturers to review article 223 in particular.