Today there was a debate on ITV’s Good Morning Britain about whether the UK’s aid budget should be diverted to spend on domestic issues such as strengthening flood defences. Dr Adam Elliott-Cooper from the University of Oxford and Suzanne Evans, …
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This letter from International Development Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan appeared in the Telegraph on 25 February 2020.
On Sunday (16 February 2020), the Observer covered a report by Global Justice Now (GJN) on CDC, the overseas investment institution, wholly owned by the Department For International Development.
We cannot achieve great change – either socially or economically – if half of the world’s population is not empowered to reach their full potential.
An article by International Development Minister Baroness Sugg appeared in The Times yesterday on the importance of prioritising women’s rights to achieve the Global Goal of zero poverty by 2030. On Thursday 9 January, Baroness Sugg wrote: Prioritise women’s rights …
Today The Daily Mail published a story on UK aid to corrupt countries. Read our response here.
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma wrote this piece about the upcoming UK-Africa Investment Summit in today's Daily Telegraph (January 1, 2020). Knocking on doors in my Reading West constituency during the general election, I heard very clearly that people were …
This article by International Development Secretary Alok Sharma appeared in Prospect on 5 November 2019.
The International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has announced a new UK aid programme, What Works to Prevent Violence: Impact at Scale, to help stop violence against one million of the world’s poorest women and girls.
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the efforts of British polio survivors, campaigners and fundraisers to rid the world of the disease at an event to mark World Polio Day.
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