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Aid: Overseas Education

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much aid has been granted by the Government for educational programmes overseas in each year since 2003. (111909)

[holding answer 20 January 2007]: The following table details UK bilateral expenditure on programmes from 2002-03.

Gross public bilateral expenditure on education programmes

£000

2002-03

165,133

2003-04

221,887

2004-05

269,761

2005-06

249,799

These figures exclude expenditure through multilateral organisations.