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Crown Dependencies

Volume 712: debated on Tuesday 14 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Crown Dependencies contribute to (a) the United Kingdom's subscriptions to international organisations, and (b) the United Kingdom's bilateral and multilateral aid expenditure. [HL4715]

The Crown Dependencies contribute neither to the UK's share of the UN Regular Budget, nor to the core budgets of the UN's autonomous specialised agencies, with the exception of the Universal Postal Union where they make a small contribution.

The Crown Dependencies do not contribute to the UK's gross public expenditure on development assistance, which totalled £6,027,115,000 in financial year 2007-08.