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Breaking the Silence: Finance

Volume 497: debated on Wednesday 14 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much funding his Department provided through UK embassies and overseas missions to the non-governmental organisation Breaking the Silence between April 2006 and April 2009. (291997)

The Government have spent £78,701 since April 2006 to support Breaking the Silence’s educational tours of Hebron. This financial year we have allocated a further £38,233 to Breaking the Silence, again for their educational tours of Hebron.

The Government fund Breaking the Silence through the Conflict Prevention Pool, which is managed jointly by the Department for International Development, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence. It is a shared budget to support the Government’s conflict prevention policies.