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Uk Overseas Territories

Volume 406: debated on Thursday 12 June 2003

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To ask the Minister of State, Department for International Development how much was paid in aid to each UK overseas territory since 1993. [118520]

DFID bilateral disbursements in respect of the Overseas Territories for each of the UK financial years from 1993/94 to 2002/03 are set out in the table below. All 2002/03 figures are provisional at this stage.

Country/Year£000

Total DFID Programme
Anguilla
1993–943,271
1994–952,142
1995–961,226
1996–971,362
1997–982,520
1998–991,977
1999–20002,058
2000–012,234
2001–021,847
2002–03 (provisional)1,040
Bermuda
1993–9424
1994–9537
1995–9630
1996–9757
1997–9830
1998–990
1999–200013
2000–014
2001–020
2002–03 (provisional)0
British virgin Islands
1993–941,515
1994–95308
1995–96592
1996–971,085
1997–98604
1998–99622
1999–2000517
2000–01186
2001–0289
2002–03 (provisional)90
Cayman Islands
1993–943
1994–9586
1995–9621
1996–970
1997–980
1998–9923
1999–0018
Country/Year£000

Total DFID Programme
2000–0120
2001–023
2002–03 (provisional)0
Falkland Islands
1993–9412
1994–9588
1995–9619
1996–974
1997–980
1998–990
1999–20000
2000–010
2001–020
2002–03 (provisional)0
Gibraltar
1993–94142
1994–95179
1995–9677
1996–97118
1997–9854
1998–9928
1999–200023
2000–0127
2001–0223
2002–03 (provisional)6
Montserrat
1993–945,689
1994–955,766
1995–966,554
1996–9714,441
1997–9837,866
1998–9931,096
1999–200022,540
2000–200120,811
2001–200224,417
2002–2003 (provisional)23,797
Pitcairn Island
1993–94108
1994–95180
1995–96203
1996–97160
1997–9876
1998–99148
1999–200099
2000–0118
2001–0226
2002–03 (provisional)34
St Helena (and Tristan Da

Cunha)
1993–949,057
1994–958,161
1995–969,267
1996–977,990
1997–988,765
1998–998,805
1999–20009,363
2000–0110,116
2001–0210,106
2002–03 (provisional)8,533
Turks and Caicos Islands
1993–9410,049
1994–954,387
1995–962,674
1996–973,031
1997–982,569
1998–993,808
1999–20004,044
2000–012,848
2001–022,754
2002–03 (provisional)1,528

In addition, European Development Fund cumulative allocations to the UK Overseas territories since 1993 total some €86.33 million (about £57.55 million). This sum, some of which is still being committed to or spent on approved development activities, has been shared amongst eligible UK Overseas Territories as follows:

Euros

£ Sterling
(approx thousands)

Anguilla

14,4509,633
British Virgin4,9003,266
Islands
Cayman Islands1,6001,067
Montserrat24,90016,600
St Helena (and18,15012,100
Tristan Da Cunha)
Turks & Caicos16,28010,853
Islands
Falkland Islands3,7002,467
Pitcairn Island2,3501,566

The UK share of the above EOF allocations over the period is estimated at some €10.79 million (approximately £7.2 million).