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Overseas Aid

Volume 477: debated on Thursday 19 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development for what reason 3 per cent. of the scheduled poverty reduction budget for 2007 was not disbursed; and what has happened to those funds. (211722)

Details on the predictability of DFID Poverty Reduction Budget Support in 2007 are available in Table 5.5, page 96 of the DFID publication 'Development: Making it Happen', DFID's 2008 Annual Report. This publication is available online at

or from the Library.

Any funds not disbursed to partner governments were reallocated to other programmes.