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Developing Countries: Poverty

Department for International Development written question – answered on 20th January 2017.

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Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis Labour, Bury South

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure that maximum value for money is delivered by cash transfer schemes overseas.

Photo of James Wharton James Wharton The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development

The recent ICAI report on DFID’s cash transfer programmes found good achievement on alleviating poverty and vulnerability for the poorest households. DFID is currently considering how best to respond to the recommendations in the ICAI report, and will publish a response on 9th February.

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