HC Deb 03 December 2003 vol 415 cc50-1W
Ms Keeble

To ask the secretary of State for International Development if the Government will support the UNICEF strategy for orphans and vulnerable children.

Hilary Benn

The UK supports UNICEF's Medium Team Strategic Plan 2002–05 which provides support to orphans and vulnerable children through its five priority areas of: child protection; girls' education; immunization; early childhood development; and tackling HIV/AIDS. The UK supports UNICEF's regular resources. In 2002, the UK provided a further £34 million in extra-budgetary support.

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