The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1993Prime Minister (1990-1997)

PMQT Written Answers – 30 June 1993

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 30th June 1993.



Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant

Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his answer of 16 June, Official Report, column 583, how many representations on THORP he has received this year; and what proportion were (a) in favour of and (b) opposed to the plant.

The Prime Minister : I have nothing further to add to the reply I gave the hon. Member on 16 June, Official Report, column 583.


Civil List

Mr. Mackinlay : To ask the Prime Minister what account is taken in drawing up the Civil List of contributions to the cost of the royal household received from (a) the Isle of Man, (b) the Channel Islands and (c) other countries where the Queen is Head of State.

The Prime Minister : None, as no such contributions are received for Her Majesty’s Civil List.



Mr. Allen : To ask the Prime Minister further to his answer of 5 May, Official Report, column 922, how many treaties, since 1 January 1979, have been debated by the House in advance of their ratification by Her Majesty’s Government, and what is this figure as a percentage of total treaties ratified.

The Prime Minister : Her Majesty’s Government have ratified 243 treaties since 1 January 1979. These have been laid before both Houses in the normal way. They cover a wide variety of subjects and fall to the appropriate Government Department to administer. The information sought is not centrally recorded and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.