Skip to main content

Department for International Development's allocation of resources examined

8 December 2015

International Development Committee takes evidence from the Department for International Development on how best to allocate overseas development resources.  


Tuesday 8 December, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 10.15am

Department for International Development

  • Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary
  • Anna Wechsberg, Director of Strategy

Purpose of the Session

This is a one-off evidence session exploring how DFID allocates resources, and in particular:

  • The implications of the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) and the new Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) strategy
  • The balance of multilateral, bilateral and humanitarian spending
  • DFIDs and HMG's capacity to deliver on new priorities on prosperity and working with Fragile and Conflict Affected States
  • The impact of new priorities on DFID's existing focus on poverty reduction and the Sustainable Development Goals

Further information

Image: DFID

Video: Parliamentary copyright