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Environment Protection: British Overseas Territories

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 3573, tabled on 17 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much funding his Department will allocate to the Overseas Territories to replace the EU's LIFE funding programme.

Answered on

24 May 2022

The UK Government continues to support conservation and biodiversity projects in the Overseas Territories, through initiatives such as the Darwin Plus Programme. Over the last decade, the Darwin Plus programme has contributed over £38 million towards 180 projects in the UK Overseas Territories.

The Government has committed to making available £30 million over the next three years, continuing to support environmental projects in the UK Overseas Territories.