HC Deb 16 June 1992 vol 209 c453W
Mr. Dafis

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it his policy to support the improvement of the human development index prepared by the United Nations Development Programme.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

The United Kingdom welcomes the human development index and the annual human development report in which it appears as a useful contribution to the development debate. Significant improvements have been made since its introduction in 1990, particularly in the use of more recent source data. We will continue to support the report team in the United Nations Development Programme in further improving the index.

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