§ Mr. Frank Allaun
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the grant in 1981 to the British Atlantic Committee ; and what it is in the current year.
§ Mr. Rifkind
In 1981–82, £33,185 was granted to the British Atlantic Committee. In this financial year £44,000 has already been authorised. Parliamentary authority for an increase of £17,500 will be sought in a Supplementary Estimate for the Foreign and Commonwealth Services Vote, Class II, Vote 5.