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Palestinians

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 204895, tabled on 9 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to Questions 167-8 of the oral Evidence given by the Minister of State at her Department to the International Development Committee on 8 May 2014, if she will review her policy of paying money to the Palestinian Authority which may be used to pay salaries to the families of convicted terrorists.

Answered on

14 July 2014

No UK money is used for payments to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails or their families. UK direct financial assistance is used to pay the salaries of civil servants from an approved list.

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