HC Deb 03 November 1986 vol 103 cc302-3W
59. Mr. Kirkwood

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of aid to African nations is designated for development of transportation systems.

Mr. Chris Patten

In 1985, 19 per cent.—some £18.7 million —of our project aid for Africa was spent on the transport and communications sector. In addition we financed 87 man-years of expert and volunteer work in the same sector.

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