Overseas Development Administration

International Development written question – answered on 12th February 2004.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Chair, Education & Skills Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the Overseas Development Administration's total annual budget was in each year between 1974 and 1997.

Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn The Secretary of State for International Development

We hold records of the Overseas Development Administration (ODA) voted budget back to 1983–84. Figures for these years are listed in the table.

ODA Budget
Total (£ million)
1983–84 1,171
1984–85 1,208
1985–86 1,234
1986–87 1,294
1987–88 1,322
1988–89 1,511
1989–90 1,639
1990–91 1,691
1991–92 1,897
1992–93 2,021
1993–94 2,052
1994–95 2,141
1995–96 1,983
1996–97 1,855

Details of ODA's total expenditure for earlier years are available in Statistics on International Development. Copies can be found in the House Library.

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