The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1995Prime Minister (1990-1997)

PMQT Written Answers – 8 March 1995

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 8th March 1995.



National Service

Mr. Mackinlay: To ask the Prime Minister what estimate he has made of the number of people who have performed national service (a) in each of the armed services, (b) in the Merchant Navy and (c) comparable service for the National Coal Board.

The Prime Minister: The information requested is not available.



Mr. Allen: To ask the Prime Minister what is Her Majesty’s Government’s policy towards encouraging party political debate on the Internet.

The Prime Minister: Her Majesty’s Government are all in favour of a full and frank political debate on the Internet or in any other forum.


Sir Paul Beresford

Mr. Cox: To ask the Prime Minister if he will dismiss the Under-Secretary of State for the Environment, the hon. Member for Croydon, Central (Sir P. Beresford); and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister: No.


Labour Statistics

Mr. Brazier: To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a statement regarding manufacturing employment.

The Prime Minister: In the quarter to December 1994, employment in manufacturing industry rose by 37,000 the largest rise since quarterly records began.