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Volume 986: debated on Monday 16 June 1980

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what amount of aid is given to Ethiopia ; and for what specific purposes and projects the money has been given.

Our bilateral aid programme for Ethiopia has never been large, and now reflects simply the fulfilment of commitments made by the previous Administration. In 1980–81 we expect continuing awards for Ethiopian trainees in the United Kingdom, two British experts in Ethopia and an administration building for the Ethiopian water resources authority to cost about £200,000.