United Nations Relief and Works Agency - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:38 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development 2:38 pm, 19th November 2018

Yes, I am happy to give the noble Lord the reassurance that he seeks on UNESCO. It is very important, whether we are talking about UNRWA or UNESCO, that we remember that we are also talking about British taxpayers’ money. It is absolutely beholden on us to ensure that that money is spent as widely as possible for the benefit of those in need and not wasted in any way.