§ Sir Patrick Wall
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what contribution has been made to the Council of Europe, the Western European Union and the North Atlantic Assembly, respectively, during the past financial year.
§ Mr. Eggar
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's contributions to the Council of Europe, Wester European Union and the North Atlantic Assembly for the financial years 1985–86 and 1986–87 were as follows:
Council of Europe Western European Union North Atlantic Assembly £ £ £ 1985–86 5,580,000 954,000 180,000 1986–87 6,712,0001 1,250,000 224,000 1 Provisional Estimate.
Additional expenditure on the Council of Europe is a matter for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for the Home Department and for Social Services. Their expenditure in 1985–86 was as follows:
Council of Europe Home Office £ Council of Europe DHSS £ 27,628 224,000