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UK aid to Pakistan

Inquiry

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The International Development Committee launched an inquiry examining UK aid to Pakistan. Pakistan is the top bilateral recipient of UK aid and faces a range of complex development challenges. This inquiry explored the range of development interventions in the country, considering whether the UK’s aid spending is sufficiently targeted, effective and joined-up in its approach.

Following cuts to overall UK aid, the UK government has been advised in a report by the House of Commons International Development Committee to focus its spending in Pakistan on supporting marginalised groups, including women & girls and religious minorities.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Sixth Report - UK aid to Pakistan
Inquiry UK aid to Pakistan
Committees International Development Committee
HC 102
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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23 November 2021
Inquiry UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Minister for South Asia, the United Nations and the Commonwealth at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office), and Annabel Gerry (Development Director (Pakistan) at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
29 June 2021
Inquiry UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses Professor Javaid Rehman (Professor of International Human Rights Law at Brunel University), and Professor Mariz Tadros (Director at The Coalition for Religious Equality and Inclusive Development (CREID))
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
29 June 2021
Inquiry UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses Asma Balal (Country Director at Marie Stopes Society, Pakistan), and Kamyla Marvi (Pakistan Director at British Asian Trust)
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
PAK0020 - UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence
PAK0019 - UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses Family Educational Services Foundation
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence
PAK0018 - UK aid to Pakistan
Witnesses ACTED in Pakistan
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: indcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: indcom@parliament.uk, 020 7219 1223/1226 (Inquiry, evidence and General enquiries) / doylem@parliament.uk, 07842 601500 (Media enquiries only)
  • Address: International Development Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA