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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
answering dept id 20 more like this
answering dept short name International Development more like this
answering dept sort name International Development more like this
hansard heading Developing Countries: Climate Change remove filter
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have contributed to International Climate Finance in each year since 2016; what percentage that amount constitutes of the £5.8 billion they pledged to that fund; and whether the full amount pledged will be provided by 2020 as stated in the Paris Agreement. more like this
tabling member printed
The Lord Bishop of Salisbury more like this
uin HL15044 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>The Department for International Development (DFID), the Department for Business, Energy &amp; Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for Environment, Food &amp; Rural Affairs (Defra) are together responsible for spending the £5.8 billion of International Climate Finance (ICF) pledged by the Government in the period 2016/17 to 2020/21. The funding is earmarked within departmental budgets.</p><p> </p><p>In total these three departments have spent ICF of £1,119 million in 2016/17 and £958 million in 2017/18, representing 36% of the £5.8 billion commitment. The amount spent in 2018/19 is not yet available.</p><p> </p><p>The Government remains committed to delivering the £5.8 billion pledge in full by 2020/21, recognising the vital importance of supporting developing countries to tackle climate change. Each department has plans in place to deploy this funding over the remaining period to achieve the maximum impact possible.</p> more like this
answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-16T13:56:32.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-16T13:56:32.067Z
answering member
1091
label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
tabling member
4350
label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Salisbury more like this