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1996 - PMQT Written Answers 18th June 1996

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 18th June 1996.


PRIME MINISTER:

Engagements

Sir Peter Tapsell: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 18 June.

Mr. Harry Greenway: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 18 June.

The Prime Minister: This morning, I had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House, I shall be having further meetings later today.


Berlin Bombing 1986

Sir Teddy Taylor: To ask the Prime Minister what changes have taken place in respect of Government policy relating to responsibility for the bombing of United States soldiers in 1986 in Berlin; what measures were taken to secure further information relating to Libyan involvement; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister: None. The investigation of the 5 April 1986 bombing in Berlin is a matter for the German authorities.

Sir Teddy Taylor: To ask the Prime Minister if he will raise at the next meeting of the European Council the refusal of the United States Government to provide to the German prosecution authorities communication intercepts which the US authorities stated provide proof of the Libyan involvement in the Berlin Bombing in 1986; if he will raise the issue as being of community competence; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister: No. This is a matter for the United States authorities.