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 – 8 December 1993

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 8th December 1993.




Mr. Redmond : To ask the Prime Minister what has been the cost of bomb-proofing (a) No. 10 and (b) No. 11 Downing Street.

The Prime Minister : On security grounds, I do not propose to give this information.


Government Car Service

Mr. Alan Williams : To ask the Prime Minister what is the annual cost to the Department of the car service for Ministers; and how many vehicles are involved.

The Prime Minister : The charge to my office for ministerial use of the Government car service during 1992-93 was £107,395. Two vehicles are involved.


EU Summit

Mr. Llew Smith : To ask the Prime Minister what matters in regard to environmental protection he intends to raise at the European Union Heads of Government summit in Brussels on 10 to 11 December.

The Prime Minister : The Council will focus on the European economy and the Commission White Paper on growth, competitiveness and employment. It will also consider the Commission’s report on subsidiarity. I shall continue to emphasise the importance of properly sustainable development, in accordance with the treaty provisions.