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DFID's Performance in 2008-09 and the 2009 White Paper

Inquiry

The International Development Committee announced an inquiry into DFID's Performance in 2008-09 and the 2009 White Paper on 17 July 2009.

Report

The Committee published its final Report on 11 March 2010. See Chairman's Comments for further detail.

Government Response

The Government's Response was published on 16 September 2010.

Terms of reference

The International Development Committee is to conduct an inquiry into the Department for International Development’s Annual Report and Resource Accounts 2008-09, Better Results for Poor People, which was published on 16 July 2009 (HC 867). This year’s inquiry will also examine the DFID White Paper Eliminating World Poverty: Building our Common Futurewhich was published on 6 July 2009 (Cm 7656).

Written evidence

The written evidence submitted to this inquiry can be accessed via the TSO Parliamentary Publications page.

Oral Evidence

The transcripts of oral evidence for this inquiry can be accessed via the TSO Parliamentary Publications page.

Witnesses:

24 November 2009

  • Ms Nemat (Minouche) Shafik, Permanent Secretary, Mr Mark Lowcock, Director General, Country Programmes, Mr Andrew Steer, Director General, Policy and Research, and Mr Richard Calvert, Director General, Corporate Performance, Department for International Development

25 November 2009

  • Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for International Development, Mr Andrew Steer, Director General for Policy and Research, and Mr Martin Dinham, Director General, International, DFID

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  • Email: indcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 1223/3285 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 4984 (media enquiries)
  • Address: International Development Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA