Syria: Overseas Aid:Written question - HL4024

Asked on: 11 December 2017
Department for International Development
Syria: Overseas Aid
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much Department for International Development aid has been made directly available to support religious minorities and victims of genocide in Syria in each of the last five years.
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Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 19 December 2017

The table below provides a breakdown of DFID spending in Syria for the last five years which includes the current financial year.

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

£133.6m

£151.6m

£193.2m

£209.3m

£99.9m

UK aid is distributed on the basis of need and need alone. We prioritise reaching the most vulnerable people, who include religious minorities and those at risk of persecution.

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