To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he had with (a) the US Administration, (b) the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority and (c) others on the management of reconstruction funds in Iraq (i) prior to the establishment of those funds and (ii) since the report of the US Government auditors; and if he will make a statement.
The UK had discussions with the US Administration and other coalition partners over the text of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1483 of
The UK has not had discussions with the US or Iraqi Administrations following the report into CPA operations and programmes by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR). Under UNSCR 1546 of
In addition to discussions on the DFI, the UK Government have worked closely with other Governments, the UN and the World Bank over the establishment and management of the UN and World Bank managed International Reconstruction Fund Facility for Iraq, which provides a channel for donor country support to the reconstruction of Iraq. The UK Government also have regular discussions with other bilateral donors to promote the co-ordination of international assistance to Iraq.