HC Deb 24 May 1968 vol 765 cc145-6W
Mr. Whitaker

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what information he has, from international sources, as to the percentage of their national income represented by overseas aid given by the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

Mr. Prentice

Figures for the 1966 net official flow alone, expressed as percentages of net national income at factor cost, have been given by the Development Assistance Committee of O.E.C.D. as follows:

Official Flow per cent.
United Kingdom 0.60*
Belgium 0.64
France 0.95
Italy 0.24
Netherlands 0.55
* Subsequently revised to 0.63 per cent