HC Deb 07 November 1979 vol 973 c169W
64. Mr. Kenneth Lewis

asked the Lord Privy Seal what allowance he has made for inflation in fixing the amount to be spent on overseas aid.

Mr. Neil Marten

The agreed figure of £782 million net for overseas aid in 1980–81 is at 1979 survey prices. The revaluation into 1980–81 prices will take account of inflation.

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