Official Development Assistance

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:35 pm on 9th July 2020.

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[Relevant Documents: Second Report from the International Development Committee, 2019-21, Effectiveness of UK aid: interim findings, HC 215, published on 9 June and oral evidence taken before the Committee (impact of coronavirus) on 15 May, 4 and 16 June, and 6 July, HC 292

Oral evidence taken before the Foreign Affairs Committee (Coronavirus: FCO response) on 30 June, HC 239, and (FCO-DFID merger) on 7 July, HC 525.]

Motion made, and Question proposed,

That

(1) for the year ending with 31 March 2021, for expenditure by the Department for International Development:

(a) further resources, not exceeding £3,706,011,000 be authorised for use for current purposes as set out in HC 293 of Session 2019-21,

(b) further resources, not exceeding £2,258,300,000 be authorised for use for capital purposes as so set out, and

(c) a further sum, not exceeding £6,179,917,000 be granted to Her Majesty to be issued by the Treasury out of the Consolidated Fund and applied for expenditure on the use of resources authorised by Parliament; and

(2) for the year ending with 31 March 2021, for expenditure by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office:

(a) further resources, not exceeding £1,633,176,000 be authorised for use for current purposes as set out in HC 293 of Session 2019-21,

(b) further resources, not exceeding £51,513,000 be authorised for use for capital purposes as so set out, and

(c) a further sum, not exceeding £1,699,106,000 be granted to Her Majesty to be issued by the Treasury out of the Consolidated Fund and applied for expenditure on the use of resources authorised by Parliament.—(Michael Tomlinson.)