Ahead of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on 2 December, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt announced new funding to tackle modern slavery.
International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt visited Bangladesh over the weekend (25 and 26 November 2017), to meet Rohingya victims of violence and persecution. At Cox’s Bazar, she saw first-hand how UK aid is saving lives with urgently needed humanitarian assistance. …
Today, the International Development Committee (IDC) published a report on DFID’s work on education, acknowledging that DFID is a global leader, giving millions of children in the poorest and most fragile countries the vital education they need to get jobs …
Over the weekend and today (Monday 20 November 2017), newspapers and online news outlets covered International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt’s first visit overseas to the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda where she reaffirmed UK support to the islands devastated by the recent hurricanes.
Today’s newspapers feature coverage of a number projects funded by the UK’s international development budget.
In an article for The Daily Telegraph, the International Development Secretary sets out her vision for aid.
Almost three months since violence erupted in Burma, the horrific suffering and what looks to be the ethnic cleansing of more than 600,000 people continues to feature in news.
Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt as International Development Secretary. There is widespread coverage of Penny Mordaunt’s appointment in broadcast, print and digital media.
Today’s Daily Express front page refers to a “‘cover-up’ of how taxpayers’ money is spent”. This claim and other claims made in the article are incorrect and misleading.
The Daily Express has published an article today which claims that “billions of pounds is funnelled abroad with little accountability”. This is simply wrong.