Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Overseas Aid

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 10th January 2019.

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Photo of Bob Seely Bob Seely Conservative, Isle of Wight

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much funding his Department has allocated to programmes overseas that is not part of Official Development Assistance in each of the last three years; and how much such funding his Department plans to allocate in each of the next two years.

Photo of Chris Skidmore Chris Skidmore Vice-Chair, Conservative Party, Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Education)

Holding answer received on 20 December 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s expenditure in the last three years on overseas programmes that are not part of Official Development Assistance is set out in the table below.

2016-17 Actual

2017-18 Actual

2018-19 Year-to-Date

2018-19 Forecast

£591m

£575m

£355m

£515m

Funding for 2019/20 and periods covered by the Spending Review 19 have not yet been agreed.

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