Africa: Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 26th February 2018.

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Photo of Sammy Wilson Sammy Wilson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Treasury), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much the Government has provided to church-based agencies for development and humanitarian support in Africa in each of the last five years.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Joint with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

DFID works closely with a number of Christian organisations in Africa including Christian Aid, Cafod and World Vision, but DFID does not disaggregate and retain specific information on funding to church-based agencies. This information could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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