Palestinians: Overseas Aid:Written question - HL1955

Asked by Lord Empey
Asked on: 15 September 2016
Department for International Development
Palestinians: Overseas Aid
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what financial or other assistance they are making available to the Palestinian territories currently governed by the State of Israel.
Answered on: 27 September 2016

DFID provided £72 million in financial year 2015/16 in support of Palestinian development to help build Palestinian institutions, deliver basic services and promote economic development.

As the Secretary of State has recently taken up her new role, she is conducting a full examination of our work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) to ensure UK taxpayers’ money is spent in the right places and in the right way.

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