Letter: Let the UK continue to lead the world in global development

5 December 2019 | Danny Sriskandarajah | Tags: ,,,,

Ahead of the UK General Election, I joined representatives of 48 other organisations to write an open letter to party leaders. We urged them to rise to the ambition of UK and global commitments to eradicate poverty, reduce inequality and tackle the climate emergency, and to show the world what it means to be an outward-facing and progressive nation, proud of our official development assistance, with a Department for International Development – represented by its own secretary of state – that delivers for those most in need.2019