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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 Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North 4:13 pm, 30th March 2009

I was interested in what the Foreign Secretary said about the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank and their poor reputation in the past. Will he assure us that during this difficult period there will be no return to the conditionality of privatisation and that there will be support for the development of localised industries and local supportive economies in Africa, rather than for the failed policies that the IMF imposed on many poor countries in the past?

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