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Israel and Palestine

House of Lords written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Deech Baroness Deech Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the comments by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 7 February (Official Report, col. 445), what financial contribution has been made by (1) the United Kingdom, (2) the European Union, and (3) the Gulf States, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the last ten years.

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

Further to the comments by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 7 February (Hansard, col. 445), the following financial contributions have been made by (1) the United Kingdom, (2) the European Union, and (3) the Gulf States, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the past 10 years.

(1) $439,278,286 made by the United Kingdom;

(2) $1,587,661,683 made by the European Union; and

(3) $225,717,722 made by the Gulf States.

Gulf States have also made substantial contributions by hosting Palestine refugees.

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