§ Mr. Ben Chapman
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on aid to Cuba. 
§ Clare Short
We do not have a government-to-government bilateral aid programme to Cuba nor do we have plans to develop one.
Funding for DFID programmes in Cuba in 2001–02 was £346,000 primarily through NGOs.
In addition DFID contributes £1 million as its share of the EC aid programme to Cuba.