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Debt relief in low-income countries

Inquiry

The International Development Committee is launching an inquiry into debt relief in low-income countries, examining the impact of high levels of debt on development and the tools and strategies employed to reduce the debt burden. This inquiry will focus on the tools the UK government uses or could use to help bring debt levels in low-income countries down to more sustainable levels.

Terms of Reference: Debt relief in low-income countries

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Wednesday 22 June 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Oral evidence transcripts

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1 November 2022
Inquiry Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses Veda Poon (Director of International Finance at HM Treasury), Rachel Turner (Director for International Finance at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office), and Edward Wilson (Head of the International Debt and Development Finance Unit at HM Treasury)
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
14 June 2022
Inquiry Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses Jason R Braganza (Executive Director at African Forum on Debt and Development), Mae Buenaventura (Debt Justice Program Manager at Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development), and Paul Steele (Chief Economist at International Institute for Environment and Development)
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
14 June 2022
Inquiry Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses Mr Tim Jones (Head of Policy at Debt Justice), Dr Stephanie Blankenburg (Head of the Debt & Development Finance Branch at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), and Sonja Gibbs (Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance at Institute of International Finance)
Committees International Development Committee
Oral Evidence
DEB0001 - Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses Debt Justice
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence
DEB0002 - Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses Rob Callender (Campaigner at Jubilee For Climate), Felix Barbour, Subham Kar Chaudhuri, and Dirk Campbell
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence
DEB0003 - Debt relief in low-income countries
Witnesses The Nature Conservancy
Committees International Development Committee
Written Evidence

Other publications

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