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Tuesday, 16 September 1958


Mr Whitlam m asked the Minister for Immigration, upon notice -

What percentage . of the revenues of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration was contributed in 19S7 and will be contributed in 1958 by - (a) the emigration countries; (b) Australia; (c) other immigration countries; (d) the United States of America; and (e) other sympathizing countries?


Mr Downer - The following answer to the honorable member's question is based on information contained in official documents of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration: -

For convenience it is proposed to deal separately with each of the years 1957 and 1958. The percentage of the committee's revenues contributed by member governments . in respect of the committee's operational budget for its European pro- gramme for the calendar year 1957 was as follows: -

The balance of funds making up the operational budget was subscribed by migrants and/or their sponsors and from other sources. According to present estimates, the percentage of the committee's revenues that will be contributed by member governments in respect of the committee's operational budget for its European programme for the calendar year 1958 is as follows: -

 

The committee expects that the balance of funds making up the operational budget will be subscribed by migrants and/or their sponsors and from other sources.







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