International Development written question – answered on 9th September 2013.

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Photo of David Winnick David Winnick Labour, Walsall North

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what plans she has in the immediate term to increase the amount of UK humanitarian aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria.

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

At the G20 summit the Prime Minister announced a further £52 million in emergency humanitarian funding, taking the UK's total support for Syria and the region to £400 million. We will continue to lobby key international partners to increase their funding.

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