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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

International Relations and Defence Committee
Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Start times: 11.30am (private) 11.30am (public)


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Lords to question Dominic Raab MP on aid cuts and UK foreign policy

The House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee will  take evidence from the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs in a one-off session.

Meeting details

At 11.30am: Oral evidence
Work Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs (Non-inquiry session)
First Secretary of State, and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Topics for discussion: 

  • Cuts to UK official development assistance 
  • The UK’s policy on Yemen 
  • Nuclear non-proliferation and  and the decision to increase the UK’s stockpile of warheads
  • Afghanistan and the impact of troop withdrawal 
  • The UK’s approach to Sub-Saharan Africa 
  • China 
  • Russia and Ukraine 

Further information



Location

Virtual meeting