§ Lord Lester of Herne Hill
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the amount of the United Kingdom's contribution to the United Nations' Voluntary Fund for Viet, ms of Torture; and how does the rate of contribution compare with contributions made by other comparable countries. [HL1539]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)
The United Kingdom's contribution to the United Nations' Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture was £130,000 in 1999. The UK's contribution was the second largest in 1999. The UK's contribution in 1998 (£130,000) was the third largest.