India and Pakistan

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th April 1983.

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Photo of Mr Timothy Raison Mr Timothy Raison , Aylesbury 12:00 am, 25th April 1983

I am quite prepared to accept that the amount of aid per person in the Falkland Islands is substantially higher than the amount of aid per person in India. The Falkland Islands are a direct dependency of ours. Under the United Nations Charter we have a special responsibility towards them. It is a responsibility which, with very few exceptions, the whole country endorses.