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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:52 pm on 30th March 2009.

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Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development 4:52 pm, 30th March 2009

Can the hon. Gentleman confirm not only that there will be an individual Department, but that it will have a separate and distinct Secretary of State speaking on development issues in the Cabinet? Will he give an unequivocal commitment? Yes or no?

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