Treasury: Overseas Aid

Treasury written question – answered on 1st July 2020.

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Photo of Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Official Development Assistance programmes that his Department funds are targeted at supporting women and girls.

Photo of Steve Barclay Steve Barclay The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

HM Treasury allocates Official Development Assistance budgets to other government departments. The UK’s Gender Equality Act 2014 (an amendment to 2002 International Development Act, IDA), legally requires all overseas development funding to meaningfully consider the impact of how it will contribute to reducing gender inequality.

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