HL Deb 10 April 1963 vol 248 c1094WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

With regard to grants-in-aid and/or subventions in 1962, what are the respective totals chargeable to the Exchequer—

  1. (a) as to foreign countries "underdeveloped" and "developed"
  2. (b) to countries within the Commonwealth.


The United Kingdom provided the following sums from Government funds as economic and technical assistance to less developed countries in 1962:

£ million
Commonwealth countries (including dependent territories)
Grants 44.8
Technical Assistance (mainly grant) 21.5
Loans 62.6
Total Commonwealth 128.9
Foreign countries
Grants 9.2
Technical Assistance (mainly grant) 1.4
Loans 7.5
Total Foreign Countries 18.1
Aid provided in the form of contributions to international organisations 6.6
Total Aid 153.6

There were no grants or loans to developed countries.