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Overseas Aid

Volume 713: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how much overseas aid has been given by United Kingdom Governments (a) in total since 1980, and (b) in each year since 1980. [HL5622]

The total level of UK official development assistance in each year between 1970 and 2008 is published in the Department for International Development's (DfID) publication, Statistics on International Development, 2009 available via the DfID website at

A copy will also be placed in the Libraries of the House.

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government which state has received the most overseas aid from the United Kingdom since 1998. [HL5623]

The country which has received the most United Kingdom official development assistance since 1998 is India.