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EU Aid

International Development written question – answered on 8th June 2011.

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Photo of Philip Hollobone Philip Hollobone Conservative, Kettering

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what proportion of British overseas aid was channelled through EU institutions in the last year for which figures are available.

Photo of Stephen O'Brien Stephen O'Brien The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

In 2009-10 financial year, 18% of UK spend on development was channelled through European Union institutions; this amounted to £1.42 billion.

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