Appendix 4

 

A Parliamentary Question for the purposes of this thesis

by Jim Lestor MP

 

 

 

Written Answer

 

For Friday 21 February 1992

 

146 Mr Jim Lestor (Broxtowe): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will give the amounts of official development assistance allocated as bilateral project aid in the primary health care sector for the years 1974 to the present.

 

ANSWER

Mrs Lynda Chalker: Figures prior to 1980 are not available. Bilateral project aid expenditure (excluding technical cooperation) for the period 1980 to 1990 was as follows:

Year

Expenditure

( thousands)

 

 

 

1980

4,134

1981

730

1982

1,868

1983

4,195

1984

2,939

1985

3,586

1986

2,041

1987

752

1988

2,373

1989

844

1990

9,308

 

NB: Includes expenditure on family planning


UK Bilateral Aid Expenditure on Primary Health, Primary Education, Rural Water Supply and Family Planning, 1980-1990 (cash prices) (1) (2)

 

Thousands

 

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Education

171

419

119

128

614

284

598

723

1,425

1,071

1,678

Primary Health (3)

4,134

726

1,868

4,195

2,939

3,586

2,041

752

5,891

5,264

15,026

Family Planning

886

283

1,829

3,794

2,747

2,439

1,520

686

1,746

1,115

6,232

Rural Water Supply

1,609

1,518

1,246

557

742

1,280

53,918

7,601

7,826

10,006

3,718

 

 

(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 (eg 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) Including Family Planning

NB Figures include Project Aid provided by the Commonwealth Development Corporation.