HC Deb 30 April 1986 vol 96 cc418-9W
Mr. Kirkwood

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department takes to assess the environmental impact on recipient countries of its aid programmes.

Mr. Raison

All aid projects are examined for environmental implications before any expenditure is approved. Any identified environmental consequences are then taken into account in the detailed design and appraisal of the project and, if the project is approved, in its execution and monitoring.

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