HC Deb 26 June 1975 vol 894 c222W
40. Mr. Charles Irving

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if he will take steps to increase official aid to promote agricultural and rural development in poorer countries.

Mr. Prentice

As my predecessor informed the House on more than one occasion, British aid policy has for some time been increasingly directed towards rural and agricultural development. We also plan to increase our aid to the poorer countries.

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