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Charitable Aid

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether she proposes to increase the amount of aid channelled through charities such Oxfam.

Yes. I hope their use of my joint funding scheme will continue to increase. Expenditure on the scheme has risen from £25,000 when it was first introduced to £1·25 million this year.