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Lords debates aid spending

16 December 2022

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On Thursday 15 December, members of the House of Lords debated the government's approach to Official Development Assistance spending


Lord Bruce of Benacchie (Liberal Democrat), former Chair, House of Commons International Development Committee, put forward the debate.

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.    

Members speaking   

Members speaking in the debate included:

Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative), Lord in Waiting, Government Whip, responded on behalf of the government. 

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Watch and read the debate  

Find out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

Explore background information  

Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the House of Lords Library briefing.  

Learn more about how the House of Lords checks and challenges the government.

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