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Priorities set out ahead of Prime Minister's Anti-Corruption Summit

6 May 2016

As Anti-Corruption Summit approaches, International Development Committee warns the UK must put its own house in order

The Committee is conducting an inquiry into how DFID and the wider UK Government, tackles corruption overseas.

Given the response to the inquiry and increased interest from the public following the release of the Panama Papers, a further evidence session is planned. The inquiry was launched in February 2016 and held an evidence session in March.

As world leaders join key figures from business and civil society in London for the Prime Minister's Anti-Corruption Summit next week, Stephen Twigg MP, Chair of the IDC, has written to the Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening MP, to draw her attention to some of the key issues raised by witnesses.

Read the full text of the letter: Tackling corruption overseas letter, 26 April 2016

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