International Development

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

April 2017 – International Aid Targets

Thank you for contacting me about the aid budget. I have written about this issue previously here and while I appreciate that Britain’s aid budget remains […]

February 2017 – Refugee Children (Greece & Italy)

Thank you for your recent email regarding the relocation of unaccompanied children from Europe, in particular Greece and Italy. Britain has a proud record of helping […]

December 2016 – Ivory Trade

Thank you for contacting me about the plight of the elephant and the ivory trade. Like you, I am seriously concerned about the effect of illegal […]

December 2016 – Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill

Thank you for your recent email regarding the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) Bill. No country can defeat poverty without sustained economic growth, creating jobs and raising […]

October 2016 – Children in Mosul

Thank you for your email about the situation facing children in Mosul. The protection of civilians during armed conflict is a priority for the UK and its […]

April 2016 – Dubs Amendment/Unaccompanied Children

Thank you for your recent email regarding the amendment proposed by Lord Dubs calling for the Government to relocate 3,000 children from Europe. The Government recognises […]

April 2016 – DFID and Violence against Women

Thank you for contacting me about violence against girls and women (VAWG). The UK has played a leading role in tackling VAWG world-wide, I know it […]

April 2016 – Foreign aid budget/Mail on Sunday Petition

Thank you for your recent email about our aid budget. I am sympathetic to the concerns raised by the Mail on Sunday petition. Our aid budget is vitally […]