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Colonial Development And Welfare Fund (Grants)

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development what allocations from the Colonial Development and Welfare Fund she has made to Colonial Governments under the Overseas Development and Service Act 1965.

The following allocations by way of grant have been made for the three years ending 31st March, 1968 (except where two years are stated). These allocations include the unspent balances existing on 31st March, 1965. Further allocations for the period ending 31st March, 1970 will be made in due course.

£
Basutoland1,800,000(two years)
Bechuanaland Protectorate2,600,000(two years)
Swaziland3,900,000
Antigua820,000
Barbados575,000
British Guiana2,400,000(two years)
British Honduras2,200,000
British Virgin Islands250,000
Cayman Islands325,000
Dominica775,000
Grenada825,000
Montserrat360,000
St. Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla775,000
St. Lucia825,000
St. Vincent825,000
Turks and Caicos Islands200,000
Caribbean Regional Services350,000
Gibraltar1,000,000
Fiji3,600,000
British Solomon Islands Protectorate2,800,000
Gilbert and Ellice Islands720,000
New Hebrides900,000
Tonga350,000
Falkland Islands120,000
St. Helena and Ascension Is300,000
Mauritius2,400,000
Seychelles1,200,000
Higher Education4,500,000
£37,695,000
Discussions on development finance in South Arabia are to be held with Federal Ministers next month and allocations to South Arabia will be announced thereafter.