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Volume 33: debated on Tuesday 7 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, in setting the future programme of United Kingdom aid to Kenya, he will take into account difficulties of purchasing raw materials which certain firms in Kenya face as a result of a shortage of foreign exchange; and if he will particularly bear in mind the possibility of earmarking aid to help reverse the resulting economic decline.

The factors mentioned by my hon. Friend will be very much in our minds in determining the level of our aid programme for Kenya and the priorities for its allocation.