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International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act 2015

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL11259, tabled on 8 December 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to including a sunset clause in any legislation amending the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act 2015.

Answered on

22 December 2020

The seismic impact of the pandemic has forced us to take tough decisions, including temporarily reducing our aid budget to 0.5 percent of our national income. Our intention is to return to this level as soon as the fiscal situation allows.