International Development Committee: DFID and the World Bank Inquiry

The International Development Committee announced an inquiry into DFID and the World Bank on 11 July 2007.


The main contact for this inquiry is Matthew Hedges, Committee Clerk. Tel: 020 7219 0851 Email:

Written evidence

Individuals and organisations were invited to submit written evidence relevant to the Committee’s terms of reference.

Oral Evidence

The Committee held oral evidence sessions on 20 November 2007, 13 December 2007 and 10 January 2008

Press Notices

14/05/2008 - Government Response to be published

5/03/2008 - Report published

28/02/2008 - Publication of Report announced

3/01/2008 - Final evidence session

6/12/2007 - Second evidence session

15/11/2007 - First evidence session

11/07/2007 - Terms of reference announced


The Report on DFID and the World Bank was published on Wednesday 5 March 2008.

Government Response

By convention, the Government responds within 2 months of a report publication. If a response is produced details will appear here upon its publication.

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