HC Deb 30 July 1998 vol 317 c539W
Mrs. Gillan

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the(a) costs and (b) nature of assistance currently being given by the Government to Sierra Leone. [53872]

Mr. Foulkes

I have been asked to reply.

Assistance currently being provided to Sierra Leone by the United Kingdom Government comprises: Contribution to the UN Trust Fund for Peace Enforcement in Sierra Leone: £2,000,000 from the FCO Emergency Demobilisation Project providing humanitarian assistance to ex-combatants: £2,000,000 from Department for International Development Contribution to the work of the Commonwealth Police Development Team: £800,000 from DFID Humanitarian and Rehabilitation projects implemented through NGOs: c.£3,000,000 from DFID Three senior advisers to Government of Sierra Leone: £250,000 from DFID Support to the establishment of an independent radio station: £120,000 from DFID Civil Service Support Project: Campaign for Good Governance: £101,000 from DFID Contribution to Government of Sierra Leone's two year National Programme for Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration: £6,500,000 from DFID.

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