House of Lords written question – answered on 19th July 2010.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 28 June (WA 217), whether they will provide a detailed breakdown of the amount of aid given to Bolivia.

Photo of Baroness Verma Baroness Verma Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development)

A sectoral breakdown of aid given to Bolivia for 2005-06 to 2008-09 is provided in the table below (£ Thousands). Figures for 2009-10 will be available later this year.

Sector 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Economic 724 1,159 80 460
Government and State Building 518 972 251 222
Health 121 139 96 96
Humanitarian Assistance 98
Non-Sector Allocable* 1,350 670 13 -1
Research 300 433 2 454
Social Services and Infrastructure 90 138 45 53
Grand Total 3,103 3,610 487 1,283

* Includes debt relief payments, funds for small grants scheme and local strategic impact funds. Negative amounts reflect accounting adjustments after DfID's office in Bolivia was closed.

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