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Ministerial Corrections

Volume 723: debated on Monday 21 November 2022

Ministerial Corrections

Monday 21 November 2022

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Draft International Development Association etc Orders 2022

The following are extracts from the debate in the Second Delegated Legislation Committee on the Draft International Development Association (Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative) (Amendment) Order 2022 and the Draft International Development Association (Twentieth Replenishment) Order 2022.

The figure is £3.2 billion, of which the UK has paid £1 billion.

[Official Report, 31 October 2022, Second Delegated Legislation Committee, Vol. 721, c. 11.]

Letter of correction from the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the right hon. Member for Sutton Coldfield (Mr Mitchell):

An error has been identified in my response to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Preet Kaur Gill).

The correct response should have been:

IDA is still providing the vast majority of financing to Governments—50% of it is spent in Africa, and 40% is spent in fragile states.

[Official Report, 31 October 2022, Second Delegated Legislation Committee, Vol. 721, c. 11.]

Letter of correction from the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, the right hon. Member for Sutton Coldfield (Mr Mitchell):

A further error has been identified in my response to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Edgbaston (Preet Kaur Gill).

The correct response should have been:

IDA is still providing the vast majority of financing to Governments—70% of it is spent in Africa, and 40% is spent in fragile states.