HC Deb 03 June 1998 vol 313 c232W
15. Mr. Gerald Howarth

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development if she will make a statement on the top five recipients of United Kingdom bilateral aid, and the amounts paid to them in the year 1997–98. [42512]

Clare Short

The Department for International Development expenditure figures for the financial year 1997/98 are not finalised but the top five recipients will be India, Bangladesh, Uganda, Tanzania and Montserrat.

Full statistical information for 1997/98 will be published later in the year as the British Aid Statistics and copies will be placed in the library of both Houses.

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