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Hello new FCO-DFID “development” department


Well besides the so-called Conservative-DUP “broken” deal, Theresa May further “joined up” ministers in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Department for International Development (DFID) with two ministers of state “joint up” or working in both departments. They are … Continue reading

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Bye Joyce, welcome Michael


A little belated welcome, but hello Lord Bates as Minister of State at DFID, speaking to the House of Lords. He replaces he Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, who will continue in her role as a Minister … Continue reading

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Good to see Desmond Swayne back


where he belongs at DFID (see also very first phew tweet)

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The spotlight on Alan Duncan MP, the new Minister of State for DFID


The focus here is a highly unliklely candidate for DFID’s second in command. Continue reading

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