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Developing Countries: Economic Growth

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 909548, tabled on 23 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to promote economic development in developing countries.

Answered on

29 March 2017

The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.

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