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UK Government Spend

In the UK, the 0.7% commitment on Official Development Assistance (ODA) spend applies across government. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) is the UK’s primary channel for aid but in response to the changing world, more aid is administered by other government departments, drawing on their complementary skills. The International Development Strategy sets the direction for all of the UK government’s development work. Each department is responsible for ensuring that their own ODA budgets are allocated optimally, spent well and published to IATI.

Programmes by UK Government Department

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Department for International Trade
Home Office
HM Treasury
Department for Education
Ministry of Defence
Department for Work & Pensions
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Department of Health & Social Care
British International Investment
Office for National Statistics

UK ODA by Government Department [CY21]

Department £m % UK ODA
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office 8,308 72.3%
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 929 8.1%
Home Office 915 8.0%
Conflict, Stability and Security Fund 430 3.7%
Department of Health and Social Care 223 1.9%
Cabinet Office 108 0.9%
Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs 76 0.7%
Cross-Government Prosperity Fund 53 0.5%
Department for Education 18 0.2%
Department for Work and Pensions 9 0.1%
Department for Culture, Media and Sports 7 0.1%
Ministry of Defence 5 0.0%
HM Revenue and Customs 3 0.0%
HM Treasury 2 0.0%
Office for National Statistics 2 0.0%
Department of International Trade 0.4 0.0%
Source: Statistics on International Development

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