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Gozo Hospital

Volume 892: debated on Wednesday 21 May 1975

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she will make a statement on the control exercised over the granting of aid for the building of hospitals; what inquiries have been made into the financing of the Gozo Hospital, Malta; and with what results.

Proposals for capital aid for hospital building projects are subject to the same processes of appraisal as other projects.Under the 1964 Agreement on Financial Assistance between Her Majesty's Government and the Government of Malta, a request for capital aid towards the construction of the Gozo Hospital was made by the Government of Malta. This was considered and approved in 1968 by the then Minister of Overseas Development in accordance with the procedures in force at that time. Funds were subsequently issued to the Government of Malta as the work proceeded until the termination by mutual agreement of the 1964 agreement in 1971.