Challenges and Choices for the UK: International Development
Ian Birrell, Columnist and Foreign Correspondent
Peter Kellner, President, YouGov
Claire Melamed, Director of Poverty and Inequality Programme, Overseas Development Institute
Clare Short, Chair, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative; Secretary of State for International Development (1997-2003)
In the final event in our UK general election series, the panel will consider the shape of international development policy in the next parliament. The speakers will also reflect on the domestic political cost to the parties of maintaining the commitment of 0.7% of Gross National Income on international aid.