HC Deb 22 May 1985 vol 79 cc421-2W
Mr. Norman Atkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the total overseas development assistance by the United Kingdom Government in sub-Saharan Africa during 1984 or the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Raison

Gross public expenditure on British bilateral aid to sub-Saharan Africa during 1984 was £248 million. In addition, substantial amounts of British aid go to sub-Saharan Africa through various multilateral and European Community channels.

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