The International Development Committee is to hold the final evidence session as part of the inquiry into the UK's development work in the Middle East on Thursday 8 May.
Thursday 8 May, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Department for International Development
- Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP, Minister of State
- Matthew Wyatt, Head of Syria Crisis Unit
- Lindy Cameron, Director Middle East, Humanitarian and Conflict
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
- Cathy Ward, Deputy Head of Near East Department
Purpose of the session
This is the final evidence session for the Committee's inquiry into the UK's Development Work in the Middle East. It provides an opportunity for Members to question the Minister of State about DFID's work in the region.
The first part of the session will focus on the humanitarian crisis arising from the Syrian Civil War, both within Syria itself and in neighbouring countries such as Jordan and Lebanon. The second part of the session will focus on the situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs).
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