Home Office: Overseas Aid

Home Office written question – answered on 22nd February 2021.

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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 the Home Department, how much Official Development Assistance her Department was allocated in (a) 2019-20 and (b) 2020-21; and how much it will be allocated in 2021-212.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Home Office allocations of Official Development Assistance (ODA) for 2019-20, have been published here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-aid-tackling-global-challenges-in-the-national-interest/official-development-assistance-oda-allocation-by-department

As set out in the table, in 2019-20 the ODA allocation for the Home Office was £409m.

Outturn information of 2019 calendar year ODA spend are available in the Statistics of International Development publication:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-international-development.

The Government has committed to publishing departmental allocations of ODA for 2020/21 in due course. Outturn information of 2020 calendar year ODA spend will be published later this year, as normal, in the Statistics of International Development publication:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-on-international-development.

The Foreign Secretary recently published departmental ODA allocations for 2021-22, including The Home Office’s allocation, in a Written Ministerial Statement available online here:

https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/written-statements/detail/2021-01-26/hcws735.

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