Bilateral Aid

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th March 1988.

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Photo of Mr Chris Patten Mr Chris Patten , Bath 12:00 am, 14th March 1988

I continue to keep under review those procedures designed to examine the impact of projects on the poorer groups. Our bilateral aid procedures already include an assessment of poverty orientation, and explicit consideration is given to the impact of adjustment programmes on vulnerable groups.