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DFID's use of contractors and their effectiveness examined

6 June 2016

International Development Committee hears from two journalists who have both written extensively on the subject and have been highly critical of the Department for International Development's (DFID) use of contractors, followed by representatives from two of the UK's largest development contractors, and the ex-Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) Commissioner responsible for its 2013 report on the topic.


Monday 6 June 2016, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

At 2.45pm

  • Ian Birrell, Contributing Editor, The Mail on Sunday
  • Claire Provost, Fellow, Centre for Investigative Journalism

At 3.45pm

  • Peter Young, Director, Adam Smith International
  • Sarah Maguire, Director of Technical Services, Governance, DAI Europe
  • Mark Foster, ex-Commissioner, Independent Commission for Aid Impact

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