India: Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered at on 21 December 2015.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the humanitarian impact of cutting aid to India from 2016.

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

We selected this three year transition period specifically so that we could responsibly fulfil commitments to existing financial aid projects and ensure government partners were able to build the capacity needed to meet development needs after our support ends.

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