HC Deb 22 May 1995 vol 260 c430W
Mr. Byers

To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to his reply of 20 January,Official Report, column 759, what is the total amount paid to date by the Export Credits Guarantee Department in respect of defaults on credits to Nigeria; and what sum relates to contracts for defence equipment. [24686]

Mr. Needham

[holding answer 17 May 1995]: From the period 1 April 1980 to 31 March 1994, ECGD paid claims of £1,449 million in respect of capital goods and project business in Nigeria.

It is not practicable to extract the amounts that relate to contracts for defence equipment in Nigeria.