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Effectiveness of UK Aid and the work of DFID examined

13 March 2020

The International Development Committee takes evidence from development stakeholders on Effectiveness of UK Aid and the work of the Department for International Development (DFID), against the backdrop of the Government's Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.   


Tuesday 17 March 2020, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.20pm

  • Dr Emma Mawdsley, Vice-Principal, Fellow, Newnham College, University of Cambridge
  • James Rogers, Henry Jackson Society, Director of the Society's Global Britain Programme
  • Ian Mitchell, Senior Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD)

At 3.05pm approx:

  • Dr Tamsyn Barton, Chief Commissioner, Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI)
  • Keith Davis, Director, National Audit Office (NAO)
  • Terry Caulfield, Audit Manager, NAO

Purpose of the Session

This session will consider what counts as UK aid and the 0.7% target, current arrangements for administering and delivering aid, the implications of potential changes to those arrangements, and the results of independent scrutiny of UK aid spending.

Further information

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