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Afghanistan: Overseas Aid

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much aid his Department provided to Afghanistan in 2008; what the projected figure is for 2009; and if he will make a statement. (255333)

Details on the Department for International Development’s (DFID) expenditure in 2008-09 are not yet available but will be published in the 2009 Annual Report in July. The most recent data can be found in ‘Statistics on International Development 2008’, which was published in November 2008 and is available online at:

Details of DFID’s annual allocation of resources are available in Annex 2 of DFID’s 2008 Annual Report. This publication is available online at:

or from the Library. The allocation for DFID’s programme in Afghanistan in 2009-10 is £115 million.