We are not just helping them – we are empowering them to help themselves. That transforms individual lives and helps the region to stabilise.
Posts Tagged: Dfid
Our plan seems to have been little more than to cobble together just enough kit to make us a Great Power on the cheap. That cannot continue.
Replacing one female Brexiteer with another is an elegant solution, but the new International Development Secretary brings experience to the role too.
Iain Dale: Feel for the Grenfell judge. Nothing he could say or do would appease those who claim to speak for the victims.
Plus: I miss the Liberal Democrat conference. I miss the beards. I miss the sandals. I miss being asked for a discount on a 50p postcard…
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
The first piece in our mini-series on reducing the deficit explores ideas from addressing ‘grey welfare’ to closing Whitehall departments.
An experienced pilot warned David Cameron of the problems seven years ago.
If ever a small community deserve a change of fortune, it is the residents of the island, and I will continue to play a small part in making life uncomfortable for those who let them down.
If Trump’s election damages America’s work in this area, then the UK must increase its own efforts
We still see cases where there is a fundamental disconnect between British foreign policy and British aid. Today, the most perverse example of this lies in Yemen.
Not least: what if any research was done into potential weather problems before the contract was signed in 2011?
Plus: I tip him as Brexit Secretary, and just look what happens next.
Lord Ashcroft: Special investigation: A dangerous problem with St Helena’s new airport leaves the islanders in despair
I can exclusively reveal that the new, DfID-funded £250 million runway may never be safe to use.
Mark Field: This Conservative Government’s foreign policy has already marked a break from the Coalition’s
At last we could pass a decisive parliamentary vote for cooperative action in Syria, and now lead a reform agenda in the EU which could make way for two-tier membership.
Eric Pickles MP: Why is the Foreign Office turning a blind eye to Palestinian incitement of violence?
It should not equate the acts of a handful of extremists on the very fringes of Israeli society to the state-sanctioned incitement of violence rife within Palestinian society.