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North Africa: Overseas Aid

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 15912, tabled on 10 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for International Development on contributing to the European Commission's North Africa Trust Fund.

Answered on

20 November 2015

The UK continues to contribute to the North Africa Trust Fund at the same level as comparable EU states, and has allocated funds to tackle the root causes of migration from the Horn of Africa. There have been no recent discussions between the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and the Secretary of State for International Development on contributing to the European Commission's North Africa Trust Fund.