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Middle East

International Development written question – answered on 18th March 2013.

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Photo of Duncan Hames Duncan Hames Liberal Democrat, Chippenham

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the total value of aid given by the Government to (a) Israel and (b) the Occupied Palestinian Territories was in each of the last three years.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan The Minister of State, Department for International Development

The UK Government do not have a bilateral aid programme with Israel.

The total value of aid given by the UK Government to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) in each of the last three years was as follows:

2009-10 62, 603,000
2010-11 51,786,000
2011-12 56,421,000

In addition, we have given the following support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides support to Palestinian refugees in the region including the OPTs, in each of the last three years:

2009-10 24,930,000
2010-11 27,000,000
2011-12 38,014,000

Does this answer the above question?

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