HC Deb 14 December 1992 vol 216 c51W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about Her Majestys Governments policy towards the financing of the secretariat of the convention to control toxic waste.

Mr. Maclean

Non-parties to the Basel convention will be invited to make voluntary contributions to meet the costs of administration. In order to demonstrate its support for the convention, the United Kingdom has made voluntary contributions of $550,000 for each of the last three financial years. A similar amount will be paid in the first quarter of 1993.

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