International Development Committee: DFID and the African Development Bank Inquiry

The International Development Committee announced a new inquiry into DFID and the African Development Bank on 1 February 2008.


The main contact for this inquiry is Chloe Challender, Committee Specialist. Tel: 020 7219 1522 Email:

Written evidence

Link to written evidence received to date.

Oral Evidence

Thursday 24 April - Gillian Merron MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, Mr Richard Dewdney, Executive Director to the African Development Bank, and Ms Sally Taylor, Deputy Director, Head of International Financial Institutions, Department for International Development

Wednesday 19 March - Joseph Eichenberger, Vice President Operations, African Development Bank

Press Notices

16/07/08 - Publication of Government Response

13/05/08 - Report published

08/05/08 - Publication of Report

14/04/08 - Final oral evidence session

13/03/08 - First oral evidence session

01/02/08 - Terms of reference announced


DFID and the African Development Bank, HC 441-I, Seventh Report of Session 2007-08 published on 13 May 2008

Government Response

The Government's Response will be published on Monday 21 July 2008. See announcement for further details.

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