§ Mr. Blenkinsop
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what proportion of our 1955 contribution to United Nations technical assistance will be available immediately.
§ Mr. Benn
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what action he proposes to take in response to the request made by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 18th November that Governments should make early payment of their contributions to the expanded technical assistance programme.
§ Mr. Turton
Subject to the approval of Parliament, it is proposed to pay £300,000 early in January next and to pay the balance of £500,000 in April, 1955.