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Africa

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:13 pm on 30th March 2009.

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Photo of Malcolm Bruce Malcolm Bruce Chair, International Development Committee 4:13 pm, 30th March 2009

My question follows on from that. The president of the World Bank, Bob Zoellick, will be in London this week. What pressure will be brought to bear so that the World Bank becomes much more representative, not just of the donors but of the recipient countries? I know that the Secretary of State for International Development has called for that, but what prospect does the right hon. Gentleman think we have of achieving such reform?

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