HC Deb 02 June 1997 vol 295 c26W
Dr. Tonge

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on the allocation of funding for the UK membership of UNESCO. [1094]

Clare Short

Our first contribution to UNESCO about £5 million covering the period 1 July—31 December 1997, will be met from the contingency reserve in the development budget. Future contributions will be considered in the next resources round. I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the right hon. and learned Member for Sleaford and North Hykeham, (Mr. Hogg)Hansard 20 May 1997, column 37.

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