HC Deb 07 November 1950 vol 480 c50W
118. Sir R. Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what has been the total contribution made by this country to date towards the cost of the International Refugee Organisation and any similar organisation of the United Nations for the relief of refugees in Europe and the Middle East, respectively.

Mr. Ernest Davies

Payments made to the International Refugee Organisation amount to £18,849,086. A further £2,866,000 is due for the supplementary period 1st July, 1950–31st September, 1951. In addition to an interest-free loan of £1 million to Jordan specifically for refugees, payments of £1,100,000 and £1 million have been made to United Nations Relief for Palestine Refugees and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency respectively. A further £1,214,000 is due to be paid to the latter body.