§ Mr. Mullin
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the value of Britain's multilateral and unilateral aid to Trinidad and Tobago for each of the last five years; and what is the projected aid for the next two years.
§ Mr. Baldry
Gross bilateral aid expenditure for Trinidad and Tobago comprises primarily disbursements by the Commonwealth Development Corporation. Total gross United Kingdom bilateral aid for the last five years is as follows:
Year £ thousands 1989–90 556 1990–91 808 1991–92 5,310 1992–93 11,659 1993–94 5,725
The latest figures available for the estimated United Kingdom share of multilateral disbursements of net official development assistance to Trinidad and Tobago are:
Year £ million 1989 0.29 1990 0.97 1991 0.33
The distribution of aid resources for the public expenditure survey period 1995–96–1997–98 is currently being considered and no final decisions have yet been made.