The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1996Prime Minister (1990-1997)

PMQT Written Answers – 5 February 1996

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister’s Question Time from 5th February 1996.



Prime Minister’s Question Time

Mr. Gordon Prentice: To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the occasions since 9 June 1995 when answers given at Prime Minister’s Question Time were subsequently corrected or otherwise qualified.

The Prime Minister: This is a matter of public record.


Crime Rates

Mr. Gordon Prentice: To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his oral answer of 30 January, Official Report, column 773, if he will set out the basis of his statement that crime is falling for the first time in 40 years.

The Prime Minister: I refer the hon. Member to the oral answer that I gave to the hon. Member for Neath (Mr. Hain) on 1 February 1996, Official Report, columns 1120-21.