§ Mrs. Spelman
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many times her Department has supported applications from(a) LNM Holdings and (b) Mr. Lakshmi Mittal for bank loans. 
§ Clare Short
We are aware of four loans approved by those international financial institutions that my Department is responsible for: Ispat-Sidex in Romania (EBRD), Ispat-Karmet in Kazakhstan (EBRD and IFC), and Caribbean Ispat in Trinidad (IFC). The UK supported all these loans.