Written Answers. - Overseas Development Aid.

Billy Kelleher

Question:

190 Mr. Kelleher asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the level of funding APSO has received over the past four years. [3218/00]

APSO receives an annual grant-in-aid from the Department of Foreign Affairs.

The provision in each year from 1996 to 1999 was as follows:

1996

£10.5 million

1997

£10.6 million

1998

£10.7 million

1999

£10.6 million

The grant-in-aid for 2000 is £10.8 million.