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Palestinians: Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Lord Hylton Lord Hylton Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether British aid to Palestine has been frozen in whole or in part; and if so, to what extent, and on what grounds.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development

The UK remains firmly committed to providing aid to the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The Secretary of State is conducting a full examination of DFID’s programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories to ensure that UK taxpayers’ money is spent in the right places and in the right way.

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