Middle East and North Africa: Overseas Aid

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 18th September 2020.

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Photo of Anna McMorrin Anna McMorrin Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what was the total budget this year for DFID's Middle East and North Africa programme; and with reference to his 22 July announcement of cuts to the aid budget of £2.9bn, how much will be reduced from that programme's proposed spend.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Programme plans for the delivery of £639.2 million ODA funding in the Middle East and North Africa were published in financial year 2020/21. This figure excludes Conflict, Stability and Security Funds.

Revised ODA allocations for 2020/21 will be published by HM Treasury at Autumn Budget. The Statistics for International Development published in 2021 will provide a full breakdown of the UK's ODA spend for 2020.

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