Media have today covered a report by the International Development Committee on the effectiveness of UK aid spending.
The International Development Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan has co-written a piece with her counterparts from a number of European countries about the need to all work together to tackle the Covid-19 epidemic.
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, …
This article by International Development Secretary Alok Sharma appeared in Prospect on 5 November 2019.
The Guardian and The Times have both reported today on International Development Secretary Alok Sharma’s visit to the World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington D.C.
DFID's response to the Mail on Sunday story on salaries in the charity sector
There is coverage in today’s Daily Mail, Times and Guardian (online) of a report published yesterday by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on how the aid budget is spent. The PAC report was informed by a National Audit Office (NAO) …
The Prime Minister's commitments to climate, the environment and education at this weekend's G7 Summit
The Financial Times has published a story on safety concerns for some UK aid funded classrooms in Pakistan. DFID is making sure every school and classroom is fit for purpose, at no extra cost to the British taxpayer.
The Independent has today carried a critical opinion piece by the Deputy Head of Mission at the Ugandan Embassy in Rome – Ambassador Dr Mumtaz Kassam – on international aid funding for refugees in Uganda. The original headline of the …