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Overseas Aid

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 170728, tabled on 17 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that his Department will not breach any existing contractual funding agreements with third parties regarding the use of Official Development Assistance funding in the 2021-22 financial year.

Answered on

22 March 2021

No decisions have yet been taken regarding programmes. FCDO's Standard Terms and Conditions of Contract allow FCDO to terminate the contract at any time, giving reasonable notice to the supplier. When decisions are taken, we intend to work closely with our supply chain to implement any changes in accordance with the applicable contract.

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