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Ghana And Tanzania (Aid)

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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74.

asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she will make a statement on the policy of Her Majesty's Government regarding the supply of aid to Tanzania, in view of the breaking of diplomatic relations by that country with Great Britain.

76.

asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether she will make a statement on the continuance of aid to Ghana and Tanzania.

As soon as I am in a position to do so, I will make a statement on aid to Ghana and Tanzania.

asked the Minister of Overseas Development what total sums in grants, loans or indirect financial assistance has been made to Tanzania and to Ghana, respectively, since independence; and what total sum has been promised for the future but has not yet been paid or used.

For the first part of the Question I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 7th December to the hon. Member for Down, North (Mr. Currie). Financial aid promised for the future but not yet paid or used amounts to £10·5 million for Tanzania and £3·3 million for Ghana. The current level of technical assistance expenditure on these countries is indicated in the reply referred to above.