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International Development Committee questions DFID on EU Development Assistance

01 March 2012

The International Development Committee will be taking oral evidence on the 6 March to examine EU Development Assistance

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International Development Committee

Witnesses

Tuesday 6 March 2012 in Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

Department for International Development

  • Stephen O'Brien MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
  • Anthony Smith, Director of International Relations

Purpose of the Session

Following on from meeting with NGOs and visiting EU institutions in Brussels this is a chance for the Committee to scrutinise the Minister on the central questions of the inquiry - the advantages and disadvantages of spending UK aid for development and humanitarian purposes through the EU and its institutions, and, how much influence the UK can exert over EU spending decisions.

Further Information

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