§ 44. Mr. Wareing
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of United Kingdom multilateral aid is for poverty reduction. 
§ Mr. Baldry
Poverty reduction is the highest priority of many of the multilateral agencies to which the UK makes contributions. Because the nature of their programmes
Year Name Date training completed Place 1990–91 Mr. Yusnar Arsyad, Lt. Colonel 15 December 1990 RIP A, London Mr. Adjie Rustarn Ramdja, Major 15 December 1990 RIP A, London Mr. Deddy S K, Lt. Colonel 15 December 1990 RIPA, London Mr. Medhy Chumadi, Lt. 15 December 1990 RIPA, London 1991–92 Mrs. Minton Mariaty Simanjuntak, Major 12 December 1991 RIPA, London Mr. Soekamid, Major 30 September 1992 Salford University Mr. Yadi Ermlady, Captain 30 September 1992 Kent University 1992–93 Mr. Soekamid, Major 30 September 1993 Salford University Mr. Yadi Ermlady, Captain 30 September 1994 Sheffield Business School Ms Pengasihan Gaut, Major 30 November 1992 Thames Valley University
varies widely, it is not possible to give precise figures for the proportion of our multilateral aid which is specifically for poverty reduction. However, of the UK's total contribution to multilateral agencies, we estimate that in 1993 more than 60 per cent. was spent in the poorest category of countries—that is, least developed countries as classified by the UN and in other low income countries with an income per head of under $676 in 1992.