HC Deb 13 June 1989 vol 154 cc352-3W
Mr. Nicholas Winterton

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what funds have so far been made available under the European Community's regional or other initiatives to encourage the economic development of the Falkland Islands.

Mr. Chris Patten

The Falkland Islands have been allocated project aid under the last three European development funds totalling 1.578 million ecu. They have also been allocated nearly 0.5 million ecu in the form of emergency aid, Stabex transfers and risk capital.