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Overseas Aid

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 169851, tabled on 16 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether he plans to reinstate the UKs commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on development by 2030.

Answered on

22 March 2021

The seismic impact of the pandemic on the UK economy has forced us to take tough but necessary decisions, including temporarily reducing our ODA from 0.7% to 0.5% of our national income. We will return to this level as soon as the fiscal situation allows.

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