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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05010

UK Government’s Programme on Supporting Elections in Zambia

Submitted by: Sharon Dowey, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Supported by: Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Sue Webber

That the Parliament recognises the UK Government's efforts in Zambia to address the key barriers to holding credible and fair elections, with a focus on interventions that aim to contribute to increasing confidence in election outcomes and poll integrity; notes that the programme runs from March 2021 to November 2022, with a projected budget of £1.75 million and a total spend of £1.75 million to date; commends the UK Government's efforts in Zambia, and wishes nothing but success for this programme and everyone involved.