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International Development Committee
Interim and final Reports published. Government response to interim Report received.
The International Development Committee underlined its support for the UK’s commitment to spending 0.7% of gross national income on overseas development assistance, with a primary focus on tackling poverty reduction.
The International Development Committee urges the Government to make poverty reduction a top priority for UK aid.
Evidence given by Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Secretary of State, and Mark Lowcock CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development.
Evidence given by Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Bond, Dorcas Erskine, ActionAid, Martha Mackenzie, Save the Children, Danny Sriskandarajah, Civicus, Polly Gillingham, DAI Europe, Tonja Schmidt, Action for Global Health, Ruth Jackson, Oxfam, Hayley Cull, Unicef UK, Diana Good, Specialist Adviser, Simon Maxwell, Specialist Adviser.
Evidence given by Brenda Killen, Deputy Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Dr Paul Clist, Lecturer in Development Economics, University of East Anglia, Simon Gill, Director, Budget Strengthening Initiative, Overseas Development Institute, and Ben Jackson, Chief Executive, Bond.
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International Development Committee publishes report on UK aid: allocation of resources
The International Development Committee has received memoranda from both the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and the National Audit Office (NAO) which visitors to this page will find useful.