Democratic Republic of Congo: Overseas Aid:Written question - HL6188

Asked on: 08 March 2018
Department for International Development
Democratic Republic of Congo: Overseas Aid
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what amount of UK Overseas Development Aid was spent in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in each of the last ten years.
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Answered by: Lord Bates
Answered on: 22 March 2018

The UK Government has provided £1.45 billion of bilateral Overseas Development Assistance to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 2007. This is not delivered through the government of the DRC and is based on humanitarian need and ongoing development projects.

The table below shows this broken down by year:

Year

£m

2007

60,309

2008

106,588

2009

144,385

2010

162,379

2011

238,346

2012

138,944

2013

161,640

2014

166,594

2015

142,721

2016

129,546

Total

1,452,052

Source: Statistics on International Development 2017 (see below)

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/659845/Table4Aa.ods

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