International Development written question – answered on 24th February 2005.

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Photo of Mark Simmonds Mark Simmonds Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what development aid has been provided by the UK to Swaziland in each year since 1997; and what assessment his Department has made of its effectiveness.

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

Total UK assistance to Swaziland since 1997 is set out in the following table:

1997–98 3,448
1998–99 3,981
1999–2000 3,533
2000–01 2,646
2001–02 1,282
2002–03 1,343
2003–04 907

DFID projects are subject to annual reviews of effectiveness. The results of the reviews are recorded on a central project review data-base which provides for reporting of portfolio performance.

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