§ Mr. Trotter
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the approximate extent of the reduction in assistance 388W given by the Services to underdeveloped countries in 1975 compared with 1974.
§ Mr. William Rodgers
Service assistance with projects in underdeveloped countries sponsored by the ODM and certain charitable bodies in 1974 and by the ODM in 1975 were as follows:
1974The Sudan: The reconstruction of two reinforced concrete bridges in Southern Sudan.Ethiopia: Supervision of road construction and provision of vehicles and driving instructors for famine relief.Niger and Chad: Provision of vehicles for famine relief.The Seychelles: The provision of one instructor for the training of civil engineering plant operators.
1975The Sudan: The construction of a reinforced concrete bridge, other smaller bridges and an airstrip.Botswana: The drilling of water wells.The Seychelles: The provision of one instructor for the training of civil engineering plant operators.Honduras: Supervision of the construction of Bailey Bridges.