HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 cc588-9W
Mr. Roper

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on the outcome of the negotiations on British aid to Tuvalu.

Mr. Neil Marten

The British Government agreed to provide budgetary aid not exceeding $ (A) 810,000 in 1981 and $ (A) 900,000 in 1982; to extend beyond 31 December 1980 the £2.62 million development aid grant of 1978; to continue the British technical co-operation programme; and to consider a project for a new inter-island vessel for financing within the £2.5 million special development fund grant of 1979.

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