§ Dame Judith Hart
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will give the latest available figure on the relative proportions of multilateral and bilateral development assistance within the aid programme.
§ Mr. Neil Marten
In 1978 multilateral aid was 25 per cent. of total gross aid programme expenditure. The provisional figure for 1979 is 28 per cent.690W
79 and 1979–80, and provided for 1980–81, are listed below. The provisions for 1980–81 may be subject to change during the course of the year; approval will be sought, as necessary, in Supplementary Estimates.