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Overseas Aid

Department for International Development written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Roger Godsiff Roger Godsiff Labour, Birmingham, Hall Green

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent steps the Government has taken to ensure that its overseas development aid is targeted at the world's poorest people.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Department for International Development

The 2015 UK Aid Strategy set out how the Government will strive to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. This means supporting the world’s poorest people to ensure that every person has access to basic needs, including prioritising the rights of girls and women.

The Bilateral Development Review, published on 1 December 2016, set out what DFID will achieve over the next four years to deliver the UK’s commitment to reaching the poorest and most excluded people.

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