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Ghana

Volume 32: debated on Friday 19 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assistance for the training of the armed forces the United Kingdom is giving to the Government of Ghana.

The United Kingdom Government provide personnel for the Ghana armed forces staff college and Ghanaians continue to attend military training courses in the United Kingdom. At the request of the Ghanaians authorities, the United Kingdom has agreed to make a gift of non-lethal military equipment, such as uniforms, boots and groundsheets, to the Ghanaian armed forces. The gift is intended to help the army to resume training exercises.

MeasureFinancial years
1979–80 Actual outturn £ million1980–81 Actual outturn £ million1981–82 Provisional outturn £ million
Temporary employment subsidy*40·90·9
Temporary short-time working compensation scheme24·4365·0259·7
Job release scheme85·4136·0134·1
Small firms employment subsidy45·410·80·1
Job creation programme4·90·50·1
Adult employment subsidy0·4
Special temporary employment programme51·045·7
Community enterprise programme86·6
Community industry17·019·020·9
Careers service strengthening scheme2·84·36·9
Youth opportunities programme121·8212·3403·9
TOTAL394·0794·5912·3

Parliamentary approval is being sought in a Supplementary Estimate for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Vote, Class II. 5.