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Economic Aid

Volume 656: debated on Thursday 29 March 1962

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asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations if he will state the total value of economic aid in grants or loans given or promised to Tanganyika since 1957.

Since 1st April, 1957, Her Majesty's Government have made available to Tanganyika in grants and loans, including money entrusted to the Colonial Development Corporation for investment there, a total of £18,014,000. Details of the total economic aid promised to Tanganyika in connection with her achievement of independence were given by my right hon. Friend, the then Colonial Secretary, in a statement to the House, on 4th August, 1961.