§ 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