HC Deb 04 June 1964 vol 695 c203W
Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations and the Colonies what direct aid in grants and loans, respectively, was made available in the last financial year to independent Commonwealth countries and to dependent Colonies, respectively; and what are the corresponding estimates for the current financial year.

Mr. Sandys

The estimated figures on a disbursements basis are:

—— £m.
1963–64 (Revised Estimate) 1964–65 (Estimates)
Commonwealth countries now independent
Grants 42.1 51.0
Loans 49.0 60.9
Dependent territories (including those which will or may become independent in 1964–65)
Grants 34.5 29.4
Loans 15.5 8.7