“We now welcome Justine Greening to the post of International Development Secretary and Lynne Featherstone to the ministerial team. Greening will need to hold on to key elements of Mitchell’s legacy, but where and how can she make her own mark? A number of opportunities immediately spring to mind.
“First off is the post-2015 development agenda. For the uninitiated the debates about post-2015 can verge on the perplexing (we so often forget how much of a bubble the development bubble has become!) but she is on board at the right time to influence and take some ownership of the UK’s take on the agenda.”
New blog by Alison Evans, Director, ODI: ‘Greening’s chance to seize the future’.