Secretary of State for International Development

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Secretary of State for International Development

The head of the Department for International Development, which is the department of the British government responsible for the administration of foreign aid. He/she oversees donations of money and the sponsorship of programs all over the world to assist in international development. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 28, 2019-: International Development Secretary to boost infrastructure in the poorest countries with UK aid
International Development Secretary Alok Sharma announces significant increase in support to empower female entrepreneurs and businesswomen across Africa.
International Development Secretary Rory Stewart has boosted Jeremy Hunt by offering his support.
As the battle heated up, International Development Secretary Mr Stewart said he could not serve in a government led by Mr Johnson because of his stance on a possible no-deal exit from the EU.
THE Conservatives will need to endure "short-term pain" to get beyond Brexit, the new International Development Secretary has warned.
According to the statement,the funding, confirmed by the UK International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt, will help to keep Gaza's hospitals functioning as they face increasing demand from the number of trauma patients.
The Shadow International Development Secretary allegedly told a reporter outside her home that she "should have come down here with a bat and smashed your face in".
International Development Secretary for the UK Penny Mordaunt sees UK aid for Yemen in a WFP warehouse in Djibouti.
WORK and Pensions minister Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as the new International Development Secretary.
Penny Mordaunt, the minister for the disabled, was promoted to become the new International Development Secretary following Ms Patel's dramatic resignation on Wednesday.
Summary: London [UK], November 10 (ANI): Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as the new International Development Secretary after Priti Patel resigned over unofficial meetings with the Israeli ministers and businessmen.
Britain's International Development Secretary Priti Patel leaves No 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday.
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