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1982 Apr 2 - 1983 Dec 14
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/1096
Overseas Aid (Development policy; aid framework for 1981-1982 to 1983-1984; UK contribution to International Development Association) (Part 3)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2013 Aug 1
Classification: Secret
Page count: 304
Any docs withheld? No

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82 Apr 2 Fri Overseas Aid: President Kaunda letter to MT (International Development Association) ["informed that the World Bank has been forced to cut its IDA credits by about 37%... due to delays in US legislation... the need for support from you and other major donors is much greater now"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 8 Thu Overseas Aid: President Nyerere letter to MT (International Development Association) ["[US] decision, to cut [funding]... a very serious blow... [welcome UK decision] to adhere to the money contribution agreed to... I ask that... [UK] should use its influence... so that all other countries adhere to the original agreement"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 10 Sat Overseas Aid: MT letter to President Mugabe (International Development Association) [Sixth Replenishment: "I very much hope that other donors will follow suit"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 13 Tue Overseas Aid: President of the World Bank letter to MT (International Development Association) ["There is no doubt that... [UK] decision to release in full its second instalment to IDA6 was critical"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 21 Wed Overseas Aid: MT letter to President Zia-ul-Haq (International Development Association) [funding] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Apr 26 Mon Overseas Aid: MT letter to President Kaunda (International Development Association) [funding] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 7 Fri Overseas Aid: MT letter to President Nyerere (International Development Association) [funding] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 19 Wed Overseas Aid: MT letter to Lieutenant General Ershad (International Development Association) ["We are concerned ab0ut the shortfall in the Association's resources"] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 May 28 Fri Overseas Aid: No.10 minute to MT ("CDC: increase in borrowing limits") [clearance of Pym paper] [declassified Aug 2013]
82 Sep 9 Thu Overseas Aid: Lord Cockfield letter to Chancellor of the Exchequer ("Aid and Trade provision") [scope for finding additional funds outwith existing Aid Framework] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Jan 26 Wed Overseas Aid: President Mobutu letter to MT (International Development Association) [request to UK to commit to its share of proposed increased funding] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Feb 4 Fri Overseas Aid: Lord Cockfield minute to MT ("Criteria for support of overseas projects") [Committee report & summary of recommendations] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Mar 14 Mon Overseas Aid: MT letter to President Mobutu (International Development Association) [current & future funding] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Mar 16 Wed Overseas Aid: Walters minute (internal) to Coles (International Development Association) ["I think our basic policy should be to resist these multilateral aid agencies"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Mar 22 Tue Overseas Aid: Walters minute to No.10 ("US economy and the Williamsburg summit") ["very unlikely Congress will propose any increase of funding to International Development Association"... more likely to decrease"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Apr 15 Fri Overseas Aid: Pym PS letter to No.10 ("International Development Association, Special Funding Arrangements: publication of a Command Paper") ["to help sustain its lending programme during its fiscal year 1984"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Apr 16 Sat Overseas Aid: Prime Minister Gandhi letter to MT (International Development Association) ["We are aware of the budgetary and other constraints in several IDA donor countries, but we hope there will be sympathetic understanding of the rapidly deteriorating economic situation of the low income countries"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 Apr 27 Wed Overseas Aid: Lord Cockfield letter to Pym ("Aid and trade") [British Overseas Trade Board's case for ATP "to help our industry in countering the competition"] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 May 3 Tue Overseas Aid: Rees PS letter to Raison PS ("Involvement of UK manufacturers in major projects overseas") [case study] [declassified Aug 2013]
83 May 6 Fri Overseas Aid: MT letter to Prime Minister Gandhi (International Development Association) ["I share your concern... [about] the shortfall in the appropriation made by the United States Congress for their fiscal year 1983"] [declassified Aug 2013]