The ‘Illegal Migration Bill’ contradicts Britain’s responsibilities to people seeking safety and protection. Where does it fall short?
With the seventh secretary of state covering international development in four years being announced, and a turbulent time behind and ahead for the sector, here’s what Bond believes James Cleverly should prioritise in his new role.
Liz Truss has named former education secretary James Cleverly as secretary of state for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs as the new prime minister begins to announce her first cabinet.
The 2021-22 FCDO Annual Report and Accounts proved to be a missed opportunity to deliver on transparency and provide public data on planned ODA spending, as well as for which departments. So, what did we learn and what should we keep an eye out for?
Will we ever see a decoupling of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development? In what would have been the 25th anniversary of DFID, we ask: does the former department have a future at all?
Today the UK government released the long-awaited International Development Strategy (IDS). The IDS sets out what the UK’s approach to development will be and highlights the priorities for the FCDO going forward. Here is an overview of what it says.
The FCDO has released their annual Statistics on International Development, but do they provide any clarity on where the 2020 aid cuts fell and do we have a better idea of what the UK’s humanitarian aid and development priorities are?
With Liz Truss now promoted to secretary of state for foreign, commonwealth and development affairs, here’s what we think should be prioritised.
Liz Truss takes over as secretary of state at FCDO after Dominic Raab is shifted to Ministry of Justice, as prime minister Boris Johnson reshuffles his cabinet.