§ Lord Kennet
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What was the amount of the grants they paid to the British Section of the IPU, the British-American Parliamentary Group, and the Franco-British Parliamentary Group in 1972, 1982 and 1992.
The Minister of State, Department of Transport (The Earl of Caithness)
The grants paid were as follows:
£,000s 1972–73 1982–83 1992–93 Inter-Parliamentary Union 34.5 274 967 British-American Parliamentary Group — 21 77
No grants have been made to the Franco-British Parliamentary Group.