UK Government's response to the war in Ukraine

UK Government's response to the war in Ukraine

Posted by Henry Thompson on 16 August 2022

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the UK Government has consistently stated that it has acted faster than any other European nation in support of the Ukrainian people. We have compiled a list of contracts that the government has published in order to support the Ukrainian regime, the people in Ukraine and the refugees that have fled the country since the outbreak of war.

So far the UK Government has published 18 contracts with a combined value of:

£13 million

 

Title Buyer Award value 
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
£4.6M
Welsh Government
£3.5M
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
£1.5M
ODA Ukraine Timber project GCBC
 
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

 

£1.1M

DLUHC Digital Teams for Ukraine Work Support
 
 
 
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
 
£787K
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
£500K
Oxfordshire City Council
£315K
Cardiff City Council
£241K
Bristol City Council
£150K
   
 
   North Yorkshire County         Council
 
£136K
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority
£72K

 

CST050 Provision of Support for Ukrainian Refugees

 
 
Derbyshire County Council

 

£50K

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
£43K
London Borough of Bromley
£40K
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
£40K
 
Kingston upon Hull City Council
 
£37.6K
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
£15K
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
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NB: This may not be an exhaustive list and only includes contracts that have been published when this page was last updated. Other forms of support may not feature here such as direct military aid that has not been outsourced.

 

Invoices paid

We have also been looking into the invoices that local authorities have published. So far the vast majority of these have been part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

The total value of invoices paid currently stands at:

£1.98 million

The graphic below shows how councils have been spending from March 2022 until the end of July:

 

 

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