§ Mr. Michael Heseltine
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what the average percentage of the annual gross national product spent on the foreign aid programme was for the years 1960 to 1964; and what it was for the years 1964 to 1968.
§ Mr. Prentice
In relation to the years 1960 to 1967, average percentages of gross official aid were:
1960 to 1964 … 0.58% 1964 to 1967 … 0.56% (Provisional)
Figures for 1968 will not be available until after the end of the year.