HC Deb 15 December 1964 vol 704 cc35-6W
37. Mr. Cooper

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she will state the amount of overseas loans and grants given for the nine months to 30th September 1964.

Mrs. Castle

In the nine months to 30th September, 1964, total gross expenditure by Her Majesty's Government on overseas loans and grants, excluding defence expenditure, was £145 million.

This total is made up as follows:

Bilateral grants £59 million
Bilateral loans £72 million
Multilateral aid £14 million

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