Harriet Harman

Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham. Mother of the House of Commons.

My new role as Shadow Secretary of State for International Devel

I am honoured and privileged to have been appointed Shadow Secretary of State for International Development. Setting up the Department for International Development was one of the most important acts of the previous Labour Government. Making sure this Government maintains our commitment will be my main objective.

Today in the House of Commons I asked the Secretary of State for International Development about the Government's commitment to the millennium development goals and how they will keep up momentum. To read a copy of the exchange, please click here.

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