§ LORD BARNBY
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—
- (a) as to foreign countries "underdeveloped" and "developed"
- (b) to countries within the Commonwealth.
§ THE EARL OF DUNDEE
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.