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India and Pakistan: Overseas Aid

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) how much UK development aid was given to (a) India and (b) Pakistan in each year since 2000; (164408)

(2) how much aid the UK Government gave to Pakistan in each year since 2000.

Details of the UK’s bilateral assistance and imputed multilateral assistance to India and Pakistan since 2000 are laid out in the following tables.

Table 1: UK total bilateral gross public expenditure on development 2002-03 to 2006-07

£000

India

Pakistan

2000-01

126,700

15,890

2001-02

198,576

44,838

2002-03

182,708

46,852

2003-04

242,736

66,299

2004-05

267,510

55,277

2005-06

270,065

97,688

2006-07

293,706

118,150

Table 2: Imputed UK share of multilateral official development assistance (ODA) 2001-05

£000

India

Pakistan

2000

41,177

14,192

2001

67,697

63,878

2002

17,236

28,343

2003

63,004

34,391

2004

27,271

27,729

2005

63,482

43,968