§ Mr. Prentice
asked the Minister of Education what has been the United Kingdom contribution to the finances of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in 1960, 1961, 1962, and 1963; what contribution will be made in 1964;what is the United Kingdom assessed share of the regular budget; and what contribution is made by the United Kingdom to any voluntary funds sponsored by the organisation.
§ Sir E. Boyle
The United Kingdom's contributions to the finances of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in the last three years were:
1960 £309,090 1961 £405,294 1962 £393,621
The contribution for 1963 will be £487,276, and that for 1964 will be £490,607.12W
These sums represent the United Kingdom's assessed share of the regular budgets and amount in each case to just over 7 per cent, of the total.
At the beginning of this year Her Majesty's Government made a voluntary contribution of £37,831 to U.N.E.S.C.O.'s Emergency Programme of Financial Aid to Member States in Africa.