Anti-corruption and illicit financial flows examined by Sub-Committee
3 December 2020
The International Development Sub-Committee on the work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) will be holding a further evidence session on tackling corruption and illicit financial flows.
- Watch Parliament TV: UK’s approach to tackling corruption and illicit financial flows
- Inquiry: UK’s approach to tackling corruption and illicit financial flows
- Sub-Committee on the work of ICAI
7 December 2020, virtual meeting
- Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
- John Penrose MP, Prime Minister’s Anti-Corruption Champion
- Charlotte Biswas, Head of Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption, FCDO
- Andrew Preston, Head of Joint Anti-Corruption Unit, Home Office
Purpose of the Session
The session, hearing from Minister Lord Ahmad, will consider the Government’s anti-corruption strategy. The Committee will be exploring international partnerships in influencing anti-corruption efforts, whether there are sufficient human resources to combat corruption and what can be addressed to improve tackling corruption.
This work by the Sub-Committee follows publication of ICAI’s information note on the topic in March 2020, and the main International Development Committee’s report on Tackling Corruption Overseas which was published in 2016.
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