HC Deb 10 December 1991 vol 200 c385W
Mrs. Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the planned level of total United Kingdom aid to(a) developing countries, (b) eastern Europe and the Soviet Union and (c) global environmental assistance, at constant prices, for the years 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94 and 1994–95.

Mrs. Chalker

The planned level of ODA expenditure, as provided for in the autumn statement and at constant 1991–92 prices, is as follows:

£ million
1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95
Aid to developing countries 11,721 1,750 1,750 1,770
Assistance to eastern Europe and the Soviet Union2 65 180 210 200
Global environment assistance 5 10 10 10


1992–93 to 1994–95 figures are to the nearest £10 million.

1 Since increased to £1,786 million, by a £65 million in-year addition from the reserve, mainly for disaster relief.

2 Includes, from 1992–93, the United Kingdom's share of European Community assistance to eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, which is to be attributed to the ODA.

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