Palestinians: Overseas Aid:Written question - 146099

Q
(Coventry South)
Asked on: 21 May 2018
Department for International Development
Palestinians: Overseas Aid
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much financial assistance her Department has given to projects in Palestine in each of the last ten years.
A
Corrected answer by: Alistair Burt
Corrected on: 20 June 2018
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 29 May 2018.
The correct answer should have been:

DFID’s Official Development Assistance directly to West Bank and Gaza Strip 2007 to 2016

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

£11.2m

£55.4m

£56.1m

£58.0m

£120.5m

£58.3m

£95.9m

£109.4m

£41.4m

£43.9m

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

£26.8m

£74.4m

£81.0m

£85.0m

£103.6m

£82.8m

£82.3m

£111.9m

£75.1m

£43.9m

This includes DFID’s bilateral ODA to the West Bank and Gaza Strip including DFID’s contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for basic services and protection for Palestine refugees in the region. In the National Statistics “ Statistics on International Development” the UNRWA contribution is included in DFID’s multilateral ODA total. This is due to the OECD DAC international code rules.

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Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 29 May 2018

DFID’s Official Development Assistance directly to West Bank and Gaza Strip 2007 to 2016

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

£11.2m

£55.4m

£56.1m

£58.0m

£120.5m

£58.3m

£95.9m

£109.4m

£41.4m

£43.9m

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

£26.8m

£74.4m

£81.0m

£85.0m

£103.6m

£82.8m

£82.3m

£111.9m

£75.1m

£43.9m

This includes DFID’s bilateral ODA to the West Bank and Gaza Strip including DFID’s contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for basic services and protection for Palestine refugees in the region. In the National Statistics “ Statistics on International Development” the UNRWA contribution is included in DFID’s multilateral ODA total. This is due to the OECD DAC international code rules.

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