Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 2 March on overseas aid reviews.
Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Harriet Harman, responded on behalf of the Opposition. Watch and read the statement and views expressed by MPs. Also find current parliamentary material on international development in the Topics section on the Parliament website.
The Government published its reviews into bilateral and multilateral aid on 2 March. Further information on the aid reviews can be found on the Department for International Development website.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.
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