Conflict Pool:Written question - 222950

Asked by Mary Creagh
Asked on: 02 February 2015
Department for International Development
Conflict Pool
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much her Department allocated to the Conflict Pool in (a) 2014-15 and (b) each of the five previous financial years.
Answered by: Justine Greening
Answered on: 09 February 2015

The Conflict Pool is funded from a Treasury settlement and not by contributions by individual departments. This is separate from and additional to departmental budgets and is administered jointly by MOD, DFID and FCO for conflict prevention and mitigation work. The Conflict Pool has been running since 2011. DFID’s allocation from the Conflict Pool in financial year 2014/15 was £39 million.

Details of Conflict Pool allocations are provided to Parliament annually in a Written Ministerial Statement.

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