South Asia

Defence written question – answered on 25th June 2014.

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth Labour, Coventry North East

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much funding his Department allocated to the Conflict Pool for South Asia in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mark Francois Mark Francois The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Conflict Pool is funded from a Treasury settlement which is separate from and additional to departmental budgets and is administered jointly by the Ministry of Defence, the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for conflict prevention and mitigation work. Details of Conflict Pool allocations are provided to Parliament annually in a written ministerial statement. Statements for financial years (FY) 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 are as follows:

5 April 2011, Hansard, columns 57-59WS.

19 November 2012, Hansard, columns 19-22WS.

13 June 2013, Hansard, columns 14-15WS.

A Statement giving details of Conflict Pool allocations for FY 2014-15 will be released to the House shortly.

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