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  April 18th, 2017 | Written by

WATCH: The Conservative Case for Development

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  • The conservative case for international development.


Andrew Mitchell, the former Secretary of State for the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) makes the conservative case for development. During Mitchell’s time as head of DfID, the UK became the first Group of Eight country to commit to spending 0.7 percent of gross national income on aid. Mitchell has a strategic understanding of the uses and limitations of soft power for international development.