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Volume 222: debated on Thursday 2 April 1992

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To ask the Prime Minister what levels of United Kingdom aid Egypt will receive during 1993–94; what account, in allocating this aid, is taken of the Egyptian Government's human rights record; and if he will make a statement.

Current commitments for 1993–94 are some £5·3 million. We are working with the Egyptian Government to develop new projects in support of economic reform, the environment and education. Human rights and good government are factors which the Government take into account in determining their aid policy.