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Developing Countries: Minority Groups

Question for Department for International Development

UIN HL5496, tabled on 21 February 2017

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that UK development aid is reaching the most vulnerable religious minority groups in recipient countries; and what steps they are taking to ensure that religious minorities are included in the Department for International Development's development plans.

Answered on

28 February 2017

DFID’s analysis of poverty and vulnerability looks at a range of factors that lead to exclusion. We work closely with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office who lead on the protection of freedom of religion and religious minorities.