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Maldives: Overseas Aid

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what aid the Government has given to help develop the Maldives in each year since 1997. (156568)

Details of the UK’s bilateral assistance and imputed multilateral assistance to the Maldives since 1997 are laid out in the following tables.

Table 1: UK total bilateral gross public expenditure on development in the Maldives 1997-98 to 2006-07

Financial year

Bilateral expenditure (£000)

1997-98

292

1998-99

310

1999-2000

292

2000-01

286

2001-02

83

2002-03

195

2003-04

199

2004-05

808

2005-06

405

2006-07

0

Table 2: Imputed UK share of multilateral aid to the Maldives for 1997 to 2005

Calendar year

Imputed aid (£000)

1997

420

1998

368

1999

173

2000

369

2001

276

2002

347

2003

703

2004

309

2005

1,163