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|21 Sep 2020, 10:05 a.m.||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)|
Question to the HM Treasury:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to provide financial support to the British Council during the covid-19 pandemic.
Answered by Steve Barclay - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury has been working closely with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to support the British Council. This includes the provision of a further £26 million of funding in 2019/20, and a loan of £60 million this financial year.