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Bahrain: Overseas Aid

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6170, tabled on 7 March 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 11 December 2017 (HC116299 and HC116302) regarding the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's £1.52 million funding for overseas aid to Bahrain, which Bahraini bodies will benefit from the funding for the 2017–18 financial year.

Answered on

21 March 2018

The Government works with a number of implementation partners and beneficiaries to support Bahraini-led reform. These programmes aim to support progress on building effective and accountable institutions, strengthening the rule of law, and justice reform. All of our work is in line with international standards, and aims to share the UK's expertise and experience. Any training provided by, or on behalf of, the British Government fully complies with our domestic and international human rights obligations.