Bishop of St Albans asks about development aid to Yemen

The Bishop of St Albans received the following written answer on 10th October 2022:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans asked Her Majesty’s Government how much UK overseas aid they provided to Yemen in (1) 2017, (2) 2018, (3) 2019, (4) 2020, and (5) 2021.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Con): The UK has played a leading role in responding to the humanitarian crisis, committing over £1 billion in aid since the conflict began. Below is a table of UK aid spending on Yemen. We continue to work with donors, the UN and NGOs to lobby the parties to lift access restrictions and ensure humanitarian aid reaches those who most need it in Yemen.

Financial YearAmount PledgedAmount Disbursed
2021/22£87m£87m
2020/21£160m£221m
2019/20£200m£239m
2018/19£170m£167m
2017/18£139m£203m

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