HC Deb 10 January 1996 vol 269 c250W
Mr. Barry Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many United Kingdom citizens required financial assistance from Foreign Office representatives last year; and how much of the money loaned has been recovered. [6854]

Mr. Hanley

In 1994 1,041 British nationals were given financial assistance totalling £75,635. So far, 62 per cent. has been recovered.