To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will give the amounts of official development assistance allocated as bilateral aid in the sectors of primary health, primary education, rural water supply and family planning in the years 1974 to the present, including financial aid and technical co-operation.
Figures prior to 1980 are not available. Bilateral aid expenditure for the period 1980 to 1990 was as follows:
|United Kingdom bilateral aid expenditure on primary health, primary education, rural water supply and family planning 1980–1990 (cash prices)1 2|
|Primary education||Primary health3||Family planning||Rural water supply|
|1 Figures refer to the primary sector which benefits from any expenditure. They exclude expenditure classified to other sectors which may also benefit the primary sector (e.g. expenditure on primary teacher training may be classified under teacher training, not primary education).|
|2 Technical cooperation expenditure is not included for 1980–87.|
|3 Includes family planning.|
Note: Figures include Project Aid provided by the Commonwealth Development Corporation.