Sub-Saharan Africa

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th January 1988.

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Photo of Mr Nigel Spearing Mr Nigel Spearing , Newham South 12:00 am, 11th January 1988

Is it not equally important to ensure that such malevolent cycles do not recur? What sort of terms are being planned for the £6,000 million IDA replenishment that the Minister has mentioned? Is it not essential that the return on such capital lending should be within the resources of the country and, in particular, should not be prejudicial to the poorest people in the country, whom such loans are originally meant to benefit?