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IDC oral evidence session: UK aid to other government departments


On Wednesday 19 April the International Development Committee will begin taking oral evidence in its inquiry into UK aid: other government departments, with a range of representatives from civil society to academia. It will look at the spending of official development assistance by departments other than DFID, including their focus, their development effectiveness and capacity, as well as their transparency and accountability. It will question a number of witnesses on the broad themes of the inquiry, as well as on specific cross-government funds like the Prosperity Fund and Global Challenges Research Fund.

At 2.05pm:

  • Tamsyn Barton, Chief Executive Officer, Bond
  • Rupert Simons, Chief Executive Officer, Publish What You Fund
  • Gideon Rabinowitz, Policy Manager, Development Finance, Oxfam GB

At 2.50pm:

  • Amy Dodd, Director, UK Aid Network
  • John Gaventa, Director of Research, Institute for Development Studies

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