§ Mr. Hannam
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how he proposes to ensure that an appropriate part of European Community financial support to east European countries is allocated to the needs of disabled people.
§ Mr. Maude
EC structural aid to eastern Europe is intended to create market economies and generate wealth to the benefit of all the population. In addition the Community has, responding to requests and needs, provided humanitarian, medical and food aid in particular circumstances, distributed through national authorities.