Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 30th July 2015.

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Photo of The Earl of Sandwich The Earl of Sandwich Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the Department for International Development budget in the last two financial years was allocated to (1) British non-governmental aid organisations, and (2) indigenous non-governmental aid organisations directly assisted in-country by the Department; and how much was similarly allocated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence.

Photo of Baroness Verma Baroness Verma The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

Information on all UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) is only available on a calendar year basis.

The percentage of total DFID and FCO Bilateral ODA disbursed through UK based non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) for 2012 and 2013, the last years for which figures are available.

Year

% Total DFID ODA

% Total FCO ODA

2012

8%

3%

2013

10%

3%

The percentage of total DFID and FCO Bilateral ODA disbursed through developing-country based NGO’s for 2012 and 2013.

Year

% Total DFID ODA

% Total FCO ODA

2012

2%

2%

2013

3%

1%

The Ministry of Defence did not disburse ODA to non-governmental organisations during 2012 or 2013.

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