§ Mrs. Clwyd
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the total amount of United Kingdom bilateral aid spent on energy projects in India since 1980.
§ Mrs. Chalker
[holding answer 26 June 1990]: United Kingdom financial aid for energy projects, including coal mining and oil and natural gas, in India has been £477 million since 1980, including estimated expenditure for 1989. In addition, expenditure on technical assistance has totalled £31 million in the same period.