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1992 - PMQT Written Answers 21st October 1992

Below is the text of the written answers relating to Prime Minister's Question Time from 21st October 1992.


PRIME MINISTER:

Yugoslavia

Mr. Madden : To ask the Prime Minister what is the total, to date, of the financial assistance given by Her Majesty's Government to fund the cost of maintaining refugees from the former states of Yugoslavia; what is the total, to date, of financial assistance given by Her Majesty's Government to fund humanitarian relief in the former states of Yugoslavia; and what proposals Her Majesty's Government have for increasing the United Kingdom contribution.

The Prime Minister [holding answer 19 October 1992] : I announced yesterday an additional bilateral British contribution of £15 million in the light of reports from the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. This brings Britain's total commitment of humanitarian aid for victims of the conflict in former Yugoslavia to over £70 million; of this, £29.5 million is bilateral aid and £41 million our share of European Community actions.