Nuclear Weapons

House of Lords written question – answered on 5th December 2011.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 15 November (WA 139), which countries that have or are developing nuclear weapons are receiving aid from the United Kingdom.

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

There is no recognised list of countries developing nuclear weapons, but to the best of our knowledge DfID does not operate bilateral aid programmes in any country developing nuclear weapons. The countries which the UK spends aid on are listed in the Statistics for International Development (SID) 2011, available at

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.