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United Nations Children's Fund

Volume 129: debated on Wednesday 9 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what percentage of Her Majesty's Government's total multilateral aid budget was contributed to the United Nations children's fund in each year since 1978.

Percentage of gross public expenditure on multilateral aid contributed to UNICEF

Year

Per cent.

19783·48
19792·87
19801·89
19812·12
19821·45
19831·26
19841·13
19851·70
19861·63

The 1987 percentage is not yet available.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was Her Majesty's Government's contribution to the United Nations children's fund (general resources and special appeals) in each year since 1978 at current and outturn prices.

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Monklands, West (Mr. Clarke) on 21 October 1987 at columns 745–6.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is Her Majesty's Government's percentage share of total contributions to the general resource fund of the United Nations children's fund in the latest available year.

Our share of total contributions to the general resources fund of the United Nations Children's Fund was 4·24 per cent. in 1986, the latest available year. The figure is taken from UNICEF's report "Contributions from Governments and Other Sources to General Resources and for Specific Purposes in 1986" a copy of which was placed in the Library in October 1987.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information is available as to the total value to United Kingdom companies of contracts awarded to supply goods and services to the United Nations children's fund for each year since 1982.

The following are the latest UNICEF figures available:

$US
198211,658,700
198310,392,900
19849,205,900
198511,136,100
198613,901,900