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Briefing to support the International Development Committee’s inquiry into the Department for International Development’s Annual Report and Accounts 2012‑13

This briefing complements the Departmental Overview prepared for the Department for International Development and covers specific topics of particular interest to the International Development Committee, including trends in DFID’s expenditure and total UK Official Development Assistance; and the Department’s progress in managing the delivery of the government’s target to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income on UK Official Development Assistance in 2013.

Published:
10 Jan 2014
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Spending reduction in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The FCO did well in 2009-10 in quickly bringing its expenditure down to within its budget. However, measurement and evaluation were limited. The FCO’s approach to cost reduction must now be fully strategic and sustainable. It will be vital to avoid damaging value for money through over-simplistic cuts.

Published:
29 Mar 2011