Developing Countries: Rule of Law

Department for International Development written question – answered on 10th October 2018.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Conservative, South West Bedfordshire

What assessment she has made of the effect of the application of the rule of law on levels of prosperity in developing countries.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

We believe the rule of law underpins open and fair societies and economies, where citizens, businesses and civil society can prosper. We undertook our own assessments in 2013 and 2015; and also use the 2017 World Bank Global Investment Competitiveness report to assess the evidence.

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