International Development Committee Announcement

PUBLICATION OF SPECIAL REPORTS

Seventh Special Report: Government Response to the Committee’s Report on Working Together to Make Aid More Effective

The International Development Committee published its Report on Working Together to Make Aid More Effective on 17 July 2008 (Ninth Report of Session 2007-08, HC 520-I&II). The Committee has now received the Government Response to the Report, which will be published on Tuesday 14 October at 10.00 am as the Seventh Special Report from the Committee, Session 2007-08 [HC 1065].

Eighth Special Report: Government Response to the Committee’s Report on The World Food Programme and Global Food Security

The International Development Committee published its Report on The World Food Programme and Global Food Security on 23 July 2008 (Tenth Report of Session 2007-08, HC 493-I&II). The Committee has now received the Government Response to the Report, which will be published on Tuesday 14 October at 10.00 am as the Eighth Special Report from the Committee, Session 2007-08 [HC 1066].

Ninth Special Report: Government Response to the Committee’s Report on The Humanitarian and Development Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

The International Development Committee published its Report on The Humanitarian and Development Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories on 24 July 2008 (Eleventh Report of Session 2007-08, HC 522-I&II). The Committee has now received the Government Response to the Report, which will be published on Tuesday 14 October at 10.00 am as the Ninth Special Report from the Committee, Session 2007-08 [HC 1067].

Copies of the Special Reports can be ordered from The Stationery Office (Tel: 0845 702 3474) or from the Parliamentary Bookshop (Tel: 020 7219 3890) or they can be viewed on our website from the day of publication at: http://www.parliament.uk/indcom

Additionally, from 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday 14 October, the Special Reports will be available for collection by Government Departments, witnesses and the press from the Reception Desk at 7 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA and from the Press Gallery.

Enquiries to Sarah Colebrook, Committee Secretary at: [email protected]

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Committee Membership is as follows: Malcolm Bruce MP (Chairman, Lib Dem), John Battle MP (Lab), Hugh Bayley MP (Lab), John Bercow MP (Con), Richard Burden MP (Lab), Mr Stephen Crabb MP (Con), Daniel Kawczynski MP (Con), Ann McKechin MP (Lab), Jim Sheridan MP (Lab), Mr Marsha Singh MP (Lab), Sir Robert Smith MP (Lib Dem).

Media Enquiries: Alex Paterson, 020 7219 1589, or [email protected]

Committee website: www.parliament.uk/indcom

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Publications/Reports/Reference Material: Copies of all select committee reports are available from the Parliamentary Bookshop (12 Bridge Street, Westminster, 020 7219 3890) or the Stationery Office (0845 7023474)