Ministry of Defence: Overseas Aid

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 24th June 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department's share of the Official Development Assistance will be reduced in the event of a decrease in GNI.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The UK has a legal commitment to spend 0.7% of its gross national income each year on Official Development Assistance (ODA). ODA budgetary allocations to Departments are decided by HM Treasury.

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