HC Deb 17 May 1994 vol 243 c410W
Mr. Battle

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of its official development assistance the United Kingdom spent in sub-Saharan Africa in 1992 and 1993; and what was the change in percentage terms between those years, giving the figures for(a) bilateral aid, (b) multilateral aid and (c) in total.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Figures for official development assistance are not yet available for 1993. In 1992, the United Kingdom gave 55.5 per cent. of its total official development assistance to sub-Saharan Africa. This represented a 4.8 per cent. increase over the 1991 figure, with bilateral assistance decreasing by 6 per cent. and multilateral assistance increasing by 13 per cent.

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