Andrew  Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell

Secretary of State for International Development

Date of Birth: 23/03/1956
Place of Birth: London

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Losing ground at the AU

Last year, Andrew Mitchell, then DfID Secretary, told Parliament Sudan’s total debt was £38 bn...

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Monitoring on hold

After repeated requests for information about the Board – promoted at the Conference as a solution to the accusations of embezzlement and fraud against members of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG), DfID sent AC a statement by the then Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell...

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The honeymoon’s over

Britain’s International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell, visited in June, bringing an aid package of £33 mn...

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The Accra boosters

An opinion column by Britain’s Development Minister, Andrew Mitchell from the dominant Conservative Party claimed his country’s vital role in Ghana’s progress, commending its ‘vibrant democracy’ and arguing that Whitehall’s support had helped employment, built schools and raised health standards...

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David meets Jacob

The original schedule for Cameron’s first Africa trip included Rwanda (a favourite of International Development Minister Andrew Mitchell) and freshly independent South Sudan but was cut down to a day in South Africa and a stop in Lagos to meet Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan because of the crisis at home with the Murdochs...

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Prosperity and paranoia

Yet the enthusiasm of British International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell, a former Royal Tank Regiment officer, for Kagame’s rule is undiminished and former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s African Governance Initiative is still sending young British professionals to work in Rwanda’s civil service...

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Selective divestment

Last April, the Conservative Shadow Secretary for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, with full support from party leader David Cameron, introduced a motion in Parliament calling for British companies to withdraw from Sudan in protest against ethnic cleansing; he highlighted the role of oil production and petrodollars in fuelling atrocities in Darfur...

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The big guns salute

BAE Systems' Head of Offset Campaigns, Steve Jackman, wrote to British MPs Hugh Bayley (Chairman of the Africa All-Party Parliamentary Group), John Robertson (Chairman of the Nigeria All-Party group), Malcom Bruce (Chairman of the International Development Committee) and Andrew Mitchell to facilitate a meeting or a lunch at which Sani would outline his 'thoughts and potential policies' as President...

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