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Development Aid: EU Action

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 122716, tabled on 30 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, how much UK Official Development Assistance was spent by the EU and EU-managed or administered funds or instruments in 2018-19.

Answered on

4 December 2020

UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) spent by the EU and EU-managed or administered funds or instruments in 2018-19 totalled £1,479.4 million, of which: £950 million was the UK's ODA attribution to the EU Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF)- Heading IV; £435 million was spent through the European Development Fund; £9 million through the Economic Resilience Initiative in the Syria Region programme managed by the European Investment Bank; £64 million through the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey; £1.4 million through the EU's Trust Fund for Africa; and £20 million to the EU programme Support the Palestinian Authority to Deliver Basic Services, build Stability and Promote Reform in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.