HC Deb 26 July 1999 vol 336 cc13-4W
Mrs. Mahon

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what sums have been provided(a) as grants and (b) as loans or credits to (a) Montenegro, (b) Macedonia, (c) Bulgaria, (d) Albania, (e) Romania and (f) Hungary since the beginning of NATO's military operation against Yugoslavia. [92720]

Clare Short

From the beginning of the NATO military operation, on 24 March 1999, up to 22 July, the following sums (in £ sterling) have been spent under our bilateral programme. All figures are grants. We do not provide loans to these countries from our bilateral programmes.

Projects Humanitarian Aid
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 104,765 4,776,775
Macedonia 164,000 6,935,220
Bulgaria 670,364
Albania 163,000 12,034,980
Romania 1,217,368
Hungary 591,758

Expenditure for Montenegro is included in that for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.