To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the (a) allocated budget was to and (b) amount spent by the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund in each financial year from 2015-16 to 2019-20.
9 December 2020
The Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) publishes an Annual Report for each Financial Year, which includes the allocated budget and amount spent. The CSSF Annual Reports for 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 are available on gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/conflict-stability-and-security-fund/about#important-documents.
The CSSF Annual Report 2019/20 will be published by January 2021.
The CSSF was established in 2015 and did not produce an Annual Report for Financial Year 2015/16, but the allocated budget is published in this report from the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/jt201617/jtselect/jtnatsec/208/208.pdf and the amount spent is published in this performance review from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact: https://icai.independent.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/CSSF-Approach-Paper.pdf.
Please find the allocated budget and amount spent for each Financial Year below: