Overseas Aid

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 22nd 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 International Trade, whether her Department is signing new funding agreements for projects from the Official Development Assistance budget.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

The Government reviews the Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding it allocates to projects on a regular basis in order to ensure delivery of its commitment to spend 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) on ODA.

The Department for International Trade has no current plans to enter into new funding agreements utilising the UK’s ODA.

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