§ 10. Mr. T. Reid
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will propose to the United Nations organisation that they should establish a system by which all prosperous States should contribute to a United Nations organisation fund for the development of backward areas.
§ Mr. Reid
Is the Minister aware that from the end of the First World War up to 1945 this country had given the sum of £161 million to our Dependencies and that from then—omitting the war period, when we gave a lot away too—we gave up to £254 million to our Dependencies? Does he think that this little country can go on distributing such vast sums of money and is not it absolutely essential to pass the burden to some extent to United Nations?