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Overseas Aid

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 59070, tabled on 9 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of her Department's aid budget is given to third parties to distribute.

Answered on

17 January 2017

DFID spends aid through a range of delivery partners. Delivery partners are selected based on a value for money assessment of their capacity to deliver objectives in the country DFID is working in.

Overall, for 2015, approximately 36% of DFID’s aid was delivered through multilateral organisations, 64% was delivered bilaterally.

Details of 2015 spend on all UK official aid is published in the Statistics on International Development, including the delivery channels used in every country in which we work.