The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1991Prime Minister (1990-1997)

PMQT Written Answers – 15 February 1991

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 15th February 1991.



Coastal Zone

Ms. Walley : To ask the Prime Minister if he will list all Government Departments and non-departmental public bodies with an interest in the coastal zone.

The Prime Minister : All Government Departments may have an interest in the coast or coastal waters in the exercise of their normal duties. The same will apply to many non-departmental public bodies.


Secure Accommodation

Mr. Hinchliffe : To ask the Prime Minister which Department will be responsible for funding the new Social Services Department secure units required under the proposals to abolish prison remand of juveniles.

The Prime Minister : The Department of Health already has powers to make grants to local authorities to meet the capital cost of new secure units, and intends to meet the local authority associations to discuss the nature and extent of any further secure provision required for remanded juveniles.