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Iraq

Volume 406: debated on Wednesday 11 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total UK non-military expenditure in Iraq is since the cessation of hostilities. [118204]

[holding answer 9 June 2003]: We have so far allocated £240 million for humanitarian assistance in Iraq since the cessation of hostilities. Actual DfID disbursements to Iraq to date total £85 million. A further £60 million was set aside on 9 April 2003 for Departments to use if needed.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Christian community in Iraq; and what plans he has put in place to ensure that that community plays a full part in the rebuilding of the country. [118358]

There have been numerous meetings between FCO officials, including the UK Representative to Iraq, John Sawers, and members of the Iraqi Christian community. Representatives of the community are participating in the on-going dialogue between Iraqi groups, the Coalition Provisional Authority and the UN Special Representative, Sergio Vieira de Mello, on the future Iraqi Administration.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the reports by (a) UNSCOM and (b) UNMOVIC which demonstrated Iraqi possession of weapons of mass destruction since 1991. [117627]

Published reports from UNSCOM and UNMOVIC are listed and available for viewing on the United Nations' internet website www.un.org.