Department for International Development (DfID)

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Cameron criticises Johnson and May over aid cuts and security oversight
Former PM predicts ‘big inquiry’ into Covid response and defends EU referendum decision

Ben Quinn

01, Mar, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Be 'muscular' and drive green recovery, Cameron tells Johnson
Free market can be overruled if necessary to create post-Covid growth, ex-PM advises former rival

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Partisan views on Rwanda | Letter
Letter: Martin Plaut responds to Andrew Mitchell’s letter on the detained Rwandan Paul Rusesabagina

Letters

16, Sep, 2020 @4:55 PM

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Rule, Britannia! row risks riling rightwingers | Letters
Letters: Alan Clark says an opinion piece went too far in calling the Last Night of the Proms a supremacist indulgence, while Peter Wrigley is bemused by the strength of public opinion on the matter. Plus Marie Paterson puts the issue into Orwellian perspective

Letters

04, Sep, 2020 @3:19 PM

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Britain's aid budget could soon become little more than a slush fund for business | Clare Short
In the week DfID is abolished, there is real cause for concern, says former international development secretary Clare Short

Clare Short

03, Sep, 2020 @1:00 PM

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UK will lead world on tackling famine and Covid with new department, says Raab
Merging DfID and FCO will cement Britain ‘as a force for good’, Raab claims, but critics fear aid will be deprioritised

Karen McVeigh

02, Sep, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Recognise DfID expertise and influence in FCO merger, Raab urged
Department for International Development gave ‘huge heft to global Britain’, says ex-secretary of state ahead of Wednesday merger

Karen McVeigh

31, Aug, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Leadership of merged DfID evidence of ‘hostile takeover’ by FCO, say critics
NGOs and MPs fear appointments to Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office reflects unbalanced priorities

Karen McVeigh

25, Aug, 2020 @9:14 AM

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The fashion industry echoes colonialism – DfID's scheme will subsidise it | Meg Lewis
Western brands profit from the exploitative labour of black and brown workers. The deep inequality won’t be fixed by injecting funds at the top of supply chains

Meg Lewis

25, Aug, 2020 @7:30 AM

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DfID scheme accused of 'putting UK aid in pockets of wealthy companies'
£6.85m programme places emphasis on benefit to businesses rather than protecting workers in the developing world, say critics

Peter Beaumont

14, Aug, 2020 @11:06 AM

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DfID merger and overseas aid cuts will weaken UK influence, Labour warns
Shadow international development secretary suggests Dominic Raab ‘sneaked out £3bn of cuts’ to evade public scrutiny

Patrick Wintour

30, Jul, 2020 @4:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the disappearing aid: a shake up with lethal consequences | Editorial
Editorial: Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, levels of hunger and poverty are going to rise. Given this, the abolition of DfID is a serious mistake

Editorial

29, Jul, 2020 @6:16 PM

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