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Overseas Aid: Coronavirus

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 10464, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, whether the value of in-kind donations by the UK of (a) covid-19 vaccines, (b) ventilators, (c) oxygen-generating equipment and (d) PPE stocks to (i) India, (ii) countries in Africa and (iii) other Least-Developed or Middle-Income countries will be counted as Official Development Assistance.

Answered on

10 June 2021

Official Development Assistance (ODA) is the official international standard used to measure aid flows, and is produced according to agreed definitions and methodologies. Final 2021 UK ODA spend will be published as usual in the FCDO's Statistics on International Development report in 2022.