Follow the latest news and developments in U.K. aid with Devex's tracker.

LONDON — Keeping up with the fast moving changes in the United Kingdom’s aid sector right now is a challenge.

The creation of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office — which opened its doors last month — has raised huge questions around the future governance of U.K. aid, and many of these changes are still in the process of unfolding.

UK Aid Tracker

Keep up to date on key issues surrounding U.K. aid, including the new FCDO, the future of the International Development Committee, and more. Head to the tracker.

To help development professionals keep track of the latest movements, Devex has put together a tracker on key issues surrounding the new department, which we’ll keep updated as new information emerges.

Use it to follow the latest news on:
• Scrutiny of U.K. aid, including the future of the International Development Committee and the Independent Commission for Aid Impact.
• The upcoming Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, which is expected to shape the work of the new FCDO.
• Announcements on FCDO’s strategy and leadership.
• Cuts to the U.K. aid budget.
• Governance issues, including legislation and the OECD-DAC rules.
• And the ongoing dispute over a lack of government consultation on the merger.
Find our tracker on developments in U.K. aid.

This article was last updated on 14 October 2020

About the author

  • William Worley

    William Worley is the U.K. Correspondent for Devex, covering DFID and British aid. Previously, he reported on international affairs, policy, and development. He also worked as a reporter for the U.K. national press, including the Times, Guardian, Independent, and i Paper. His reportage has included work on the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, drought in Madagascar, the "migrant caravan" in Mexico, and Colombia’s peace process.