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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 Claire Curtis-Thomas Claire Curtis-Thomas Labour, Crosby 4:13 pm, 30th March 2009

Does my right hon. Friend agree that part of the problem faced by very poor countries that may have considerable resources is the lack of the technical capacity within ministerial ranks to draft legislation, and to produce contracts as a result of that legislation, that protects that country's interests?

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