HC Deb 07 December 1954 vol 535 c34W
Mr. Usborne

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the cost of United Kingdom contributions and grants to the United Nations Organisation and to its Specialised Agencies.

Mr. Turton

The figures for actual expenditure on subscriptions to the United Nations and its Specialised Agencies in 1954 are as follows:

United Nations 1,360,942
World Health Organisation 340,964
U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation 373,051
Food and Agriculture Organisation 223,813
International Labour Organisation 277,069
International Civil Aviation Organisation 90,416
World Meteorological Organisation 6,990
International Telecommunications Union approx. 28,200
Universal Postal Union 3,915

In addition the United Kingdom contribution to the Expanded Technical Assistance Programme for 1954 is £650,000, all of which will be spent through the United Nations or the Specialised Agencies, while the following contributions have been made to extra-budgetary funds of the United Nations:

United Nations International Children's Emergency 200,000
United Nations Relief and Works Agency (for year ended 30th June, 1954) 1,785,714
United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (for year ended 30th June, 1954) 5,000,000