International Development Committee

DFID's work in Zimbabwe inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Oral evidence concluded

Scope of the inquiry

The International Development Committee held an urgent evidence session on the situation in Zimbabwe. Following the recent violent crackdown by Zimbabwe’s security forces, this session allowed the Committee to explore how the UK, and DFID in particular, should respond. The Committee first heard from a panel of academic experts before then questioning the Minister for Africa, Harriet Baldwin MP, and the head of DFID Zimbabwe.

Press Release: DFID's work in Zimbabwe

Latest evidence

  • 05 Feb 2019 - DFID's work in Zimbabwe - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF228 KB) HC 1878 | Published 07 Feb 2019

    Evidence given by Jocelyn Alexander, Professor of Commonwealth Studies, Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics, University of Oxford, and Stephen Chan, Professor of Politics and International Studies, SOAS; Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for International Development, and Annabel Gerry, Head of DFID South Africa and Zimbabwe, Department for International Development (at 10.45am).

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