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International Development Committee

The International Development Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for International Development and its associated public bodies.

Current membership

Stephen Twigg (Labour (Co-op), Liverpool, West Derby) (Chair)

Fiona Bruce (Conservative, Congleton)

Dr Lisa Cameron (Scottish National Party, East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)

Mr Nigel Evans (Conservative, Ribble Valley)

Mrs Helen Grant (Conservative, Maidstone and The Weald)

Fabian Hamilton (Labour, Leeds North East)

Pauline Latham (Conservative, Mid Derbyshire)

Jeremy Lefroy (Conservative, Stafford)

Wendy Morton (Conservative, Aldridge-Brownhills)

Albert Owen (Labour, Ynys Môn)

Mr Virendra Sharma (Labour, Ealing Southall)


The Committee is one of the departmental select committees, the powers of which are set out in House of Commons Standing Orders, principally in SO No. 152. These are available on the internet via


Committee reports are published on the Committee’s website and by The Stationery Office by Order of the House.

Evidence relating to this report is published on the relevant
inquiry page of the Committee’s website.

Committee staff

The current staff of the Committee are Sarah Hartwell-Naguib (Clerk), Daniel Whitford (Second Clerk), Steven Ayres (Committee Specialist), Rachael Cox (Committee Specialist), Zac Mead (Senior Committee Assistant), Paul Hampson (Committee Assistant) and Estelle Currie (Media Officer).


All correspondence should be addressed to the Clerk of the International Development Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. The telephone number for general enquiries is 020 7219 1223; the Committee’s email address is

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21 December 2015