HC Deb 11 July 1988 vol 137 c12W
97. Mr. Patrick Thompson

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much aid in total under the third Lomé convention has been allocated so far by the European Community; and what proportion of this amount the United Kingdom's share represents.

Mr. Chris Patten

At 31 March 1988, total commitments under the third Lomé convention were 2.6 billion ecu, about £1–74 billion. The United Kingdom share of this amount is £288 million.

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