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Developing Countries: Poverty

Volume 458: debated on Monday 19 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what response he has made to the National Audit Office report Tackling Rural Poverty in Developing Countries; and if he will make a statement. (128470)

DFID welcomes the report and is pleased that the NAO has recognised DFID’s achievements in providing help to rural communities. The Public Accounts Committee will hold a hearing on the report on 4 June. DFID is studying the detailed analysis and recommendations in the report and is preparing to respond to the PAC.