Developing Countries: Third Sector

Department for International Development written question – answered on 24th October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Law Chris Law Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, with reference to the Answer of 3 July 2019 to Question 272862 on Developing Countries: Third Sector, what proportion of the £1.3 billion allocated by his Department to fund the work of civil society was spent on civil society organisations registered in developing countries.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

A full answer to this question could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. DFID is committed to working with Civil Society Organisations based in developing countries. Funding is available through our country offices, and both streams of the latest funding round of UK Aid Direct were open to applications from the global south.

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