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International Development Committee
Oral evidence ongoing
Following the committee’s session on DFID’s allocation of resources on 8 December 2015, it has agreed to conduct an inquiry to explore the subject further, including the implications of the spending review and the new aid strategy.
The purpose of this inquiry is to explore DFID's allocation of resources and to consider the implications of the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) and the new Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) strategy.
Memoranda from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and National Audit Office (NAO) are relevant to this inquiry and are available in our related memoranda section below.
Evidence given by Brenda Killen, Deputy Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Dr Paul Clist, Lecturer in Development Economics, University of East Anglia, Simon Gill, Director, Budget Strengthening Initiative, Overseas Development Institute, and Ben Jackson, Chief Executive, Bond.
Evidence given by Harpinder Collacott, Executive Director, Development Initiatives, Larry Attree, Head of Policy, Saferworld, and Julian Egan, Head of Advocacy, International Alert; Jonathan Glennie, Director of Policy, Save the Children, Girish Menon, Chief Executive, ActionAid UK, and Aaron Oxley, Executive Director of RESULTS UK, Action for Global Health (at 11.00am).
Evidence given by Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary, and Anna Wechsberg, Director of Strategy, Department for International Development.
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International Development Committee takes evidence on achieving impact in fragile states
The International Development Committee has received memoranda from both the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and the National Audit Office (NAO) which visitors to this page will find useful.