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Sri Lanka

Volume 116: debated on Tuesday 12 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much aid and other financial assistance has been given to Sri Lanka for each year from 1980 to the present day; what are the conditions relating to human rights that are attached to the giving of such aid or financial assistance; and whether, in the light of the present situation in Sri Lanka, he is reconsidering the amount of such aid or financial assistance.

British bilateral aid to Sri Lanka for 1980–86 was as follows:

£000
198032,863
198126,272
Postgraduate students in Universities in Great Britain
Academic year beginning inFull-time and sandwichPart-time1
Home studentsStudents from abroadHome studentsStudents from abroad
(000's)(000's)Per cent.Per cent.(000's)
197632·218·164·036·023·0
197730·818·063·136·924·0
197830·918·362·837·225·0
197930·317·363·736·326·6
198031116·465·534·528·2
198130·716·265·534·529·0
198229·515·964·935·129·1
198330·716·864·635"·429·8
198431·217·763·836·230·6
198532·520·161·838·231·7
1Including Open University.