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Palestinians

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 204897, tabled on 9 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department provided (a) directly and (b) indirectly to the Palestinian Authority in each of the last 10 years.

Answered on

14 July 2014

UK direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority over the past ten financial years is as follows:

2005/06

£10m

2006/07

£11.9m

2007/08

£18.5m

2008/09

£23.5m

2009/10

£38.5m

2010/11

£30m

2011/12

£30m

2012/13

£34.1m

2013/14

£41.7m

2014/15

£22.9m (forecast)

Information about indirect UK support for the Palestinian Authority through the EU can be found at

http://eeas.europa.eu/palestine/ec_assistance/index_en.htm. The UK contribution to the EU development budget is approximately 15%.

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