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Syria: 7 years on

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International Development Secretary and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson issued a joint statement today to mark seven years of the conflict in Syria. They drew particular attention to the dire humanitarian situation in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, where 1,100 …

International Development Secretary speaks about Jo Cox's humanitarian legacy

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International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt spoke passionately about MP Jo Cox yesterday as she paid tribute to her legacy as a humanitarian ahead of International Women’s Day. In an opinion piece published in The Times’ Red Box today, Ms Mordaunt …

DFID hailed as 'global champion' on value for money

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Today (20 February), the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) published a review into how well the Department for International Development spends money. Its findings were broadly positive, saying DFID is a “global champion” when it came to value for money, and it was helping to make UK aid spending go further.