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Tackling corruption overseas examined with Minister

22 June 2016

International Development Committee hears from Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne TD MP, Minister of State for International Development on tackling corruption overseas


Tuesday 28 June 2016, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15am

Department for International Development

  • Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne TD MP, Minister of State
  • Phil Mason OBE, Senior Anti-Corruption Adviser
  • Richard Riley, Director Serious and Organised Crime, Home Office

Purpose of the Session

The session will cover issues arising from the terms of reference for the inquiry, including:

  • Outcomes of the Anti-Corruption Summit held in London on 12 May 2016;
  • The Government's role in tackling corruption overseas, including on international tax cooperation;
  • DFID's approach to tackling corruption, including effectiveness of country strategies;
  • Measuring the success of efforts to tackle corruption and the role of research in understanding what is and is not effective; and 
  • Cross-Government policy coordination and coherence.

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