HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 c668W
28. Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs why Her Majesty's Government have not yet made a financial contribution to the International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa.

Mr. Rowlands

Britain made $40,000 available to the United Nations Trust Fund for South Africa in 1967. Most of this was allocated for use by the International Defence and Aid Fund. The question of a further assistance to voluntary agencies operating in Rhodesia is under consideration; the International Defence and Aid Fund's latest request for funds is being considered together with requests from other agencies with an interest in Southern Africa.

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