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Overseas Aid

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what the UK's total net official development assistance contribution was as a percentage of gross national income in each year since 2005. (230570)

Details on the UK's Official Development Assistance (ODA) for the period 2005 to 2007 were published in the DFID publication 'Statistics on International Development 2008'. This publication is available through DFID's website:

www.dfid.gov.uk

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much UK Government development aid and assistance was given to (a) India and (b) China in the latest year for which figures are available. (230971)

Total UK development expenditure, including an imputed share of multilateral Official Development Assistance, in India and China in 2006-07 was £375.4 million and £72.2 million respectively.

The Department for International Development (DFID) will end its bilateral assistance to China in 2011.