Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 5th December 1996.
Mr. Barnes: To ask the Prime Minister when he plans to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Derbyshire, North-East reference GK/HB/311096, which was acknowledged on 4 November.
The Prime Minister: The letter will be replied to shortly.
Mr. Harry Greenway: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 5 December.
Sir Peter Tapsell: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 5 December.
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.