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Swaziland

International Development written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Labour, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much aid the UK provided to Swaziland in real terms in each of the last 20 years.

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

The UK has provided the following aid to Swaziland in real terms:

UK total bilateral gross public expenditure in real terms (2004)
£000
1985 6,848
1986 4,899
1987–88 4,505
1988–89 3,990
1989–90 6,745
1990–91 7,707
1991–92 4,839
1992–93 5,621
1993–94 10,712
1994–95 3,313
1995–96 18,139
1996–97 11,608
1997–98 4,050
1998–99 4,558
1999–2000 3,967
2000–01 2,933
2001–02 1,387
2002–03 1,408
2003–04 926
2004–05 665
Total imputed UK share of multilateral official development assistance in real terms (2004)
£000
1985 1,080
1986 940
1987 1,570
1988 1,490
1989 1,960
1990 1,650
1991 1,860
1992 1,880
1993 1,380
1994 2,280
1995 1,200
1996 1,230
1997 810
1998 1,090
1999 900
2000 1,230
2001 2,470
2002 760
2003 830

In addition, since 2001, approximately £1.7 million of DFID's contribution to the Global Fund to fight HIV, TB and Malaria was spent in Swaziland. For the same period DFID also disbursed approximately £2 million that will benefit Swaziland through regional programmes.

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