HC Deb 22 February 1968 vol 759 c161W
42. Mr. George Jeger

asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether he will review the grants being made to under-developed countries to ensure that they are not spent on armaments or on the creation of nuclear weapons.

Mr. Prentice

The aid administered by my Department is provided for economic development. It is not provided for the purchase or production of any kind of military equipment, and I am confident that it could not be used for these purposes.

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