Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 12th October 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer to Written Question 95716, whether any Parliamentarians were consulted on the merger prior to the Prime Minister's 16 June statement.

Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 6 October to Question 95714, whether any of the 26 NGOs consulted on the merger prior to the Prime Minister's statement on the 16th of June.

Photo of James Duddridge James Duddridge Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

As with any such change in the machinery of government, the announcement of the forthcoming creation of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office was brought to Parliament first.

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