HC Deb 13 January 1998 vol 304 c164W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what(a) financial, (b) food and (c) medical aid has been given by Her Majesty's Government to Sri Lanka since 1 January. [21891]

Mr. Foulkes

The total expenditure on bilateral assistance given to Sri Lanka in 1997 by Her Majesty's Government was about £6 million. This included some assistance to projects in the health sector; in particular for a project to improve health of mothers and children displaced by civil conflict. No food aid was provided.