§ Mr. Alton
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the amounts spent by the Overseas Development Administration in the overall sum spent on family planning on(a) advertising and information, (b) abortion and abortifacients, 747W (c) barrier methods of contraception, (d) chemical methods of contraception and (e) sterilisation. 
§ Mr. Baldry
[holding answer 22 May 1995]: The table lists the relevant bilateral commitments in 1994:
£ million Family planning component 1994 Commitment Abortion and abortifacients nil Barrier methods (condoms) 3.339 Chemical (hormonal) methods 7.12
1. Support for voluntary surgical contraception, as one of a variety of methods of contraception available, has been an element of commitments for projects in previous years. There were no such commitments in 1994.
2. All the projects in question provide information about family planning and the range of contraceptive methods available. Such information is provided as part of an overall service to clients and is not separately costed.
§ Mr. David Alton
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what records his Department keeps of instances or reports of coercive family planning overseas. 
§ Mr. Baldry
[holding answer 22 May 1995]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 23 May at column 514.