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1995 - PMQT Written Answers 2nd March 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 2nd March 1995.


PRIME MINISTER:

Lobby Organisations

Mr. Campbell-Savours: To ask the Prime Minister if Ministers in his Department have on any occasion in the last seven days met representatives of (a) Messrs C. S. M. Parliamentary Consultants Ltd., (b) Dewe Rogerson Ltd., (c) Decision Makers Ltd., (d) G. J. W. Government Relations Ltd., (e) G.P.C., (f) G.J.W., (g) Ian Greer Associates Ltd., (h) Market Access group, (i) Politics International, (j) Westminster Communications Group, (k) Westminster Strategy, (l) Good Relations, (m) Rowlands Sallingbury Casy, (n) Lowe Bell, (o) People Corporate and Political Relations and (p) Shandwick Consultants Ltd., and discussed issues relating to clients of these companies.

The Prime Minister: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given today by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service and Science.


Engagements

Mr. Harry Greenway: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 2 March.

Sir Peter Tapsell: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 2 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 this House, I shall be having further meetings later today.


Northern Ireland

Mr. Barnes: To ask the Prime Minister what arrangements he has made for the framework document on Northern Ireland to be available to the public in Great Britain.

The Prime Minister: Copies are issued by first class post in response to requests to the Northern Ireland Office freephone or freepost facilities. A full summary of the document is running on the teletext system nationally and the full text of the document is on the Internet system worldwide.


Career Breaks

Mr. McNamara: To ask the Prime Minister, how many (a) men and (b) women applied for career breaks in his Department; and how many have had their employment terminated in the last five years.

The Prime Minister: For these purposes, my Department is part of the Cabinet Office. I refer the hon. Member to the answer given today by the Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service and Science.