To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what fishing industry related projects her Department has (a) supported and (b) allocated funding to in (i) Federated States of Micronesia, (ii) Kiribati, (iii) Marshall Islands, (iv) Nauru, (v) Palau, (vi) Papua New Guinea, (vii) Solomon Islands and (viii) Tuvalu; and how much funding her Department allocated to each such project.
28 June 2018
Since 2009, the Department for International Development has supported no fishing industry related projects in Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu. In 2016 the UK spent £5.75 million of bilateral aid the Pacific region. The UK publishes all the statistics on UK aid spend from 2009 – 2016 (Statistics on International Development, https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-on-international-development-2017).