asked the Minister of Overseas Development what has been the contribution of the United Kingdom to UNICEF, during the longest period for which figures are available; and how this compares with the major contributions by other countries.
The United Kingdom contributions to UNICEF since 1970 are listed in the following table. The contribution for 1979 is subject to parliamentary approval.
The United States, Sweden and Norway are the three largest contributors. Comparative contributions, to the regular programme only, in the years 1971–78 inclusive are: