UK policy debates
Involvement in, and oversight of the Bank and Fund by the government of the United Kingdom. Includes: UK structures, UK parliamentary oversight, UK ministerial announcements, civil society campaigning and advocacy. For more detail on the UK's role in the World Bank and IMF read more background...
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Minutes||29 April 2013|
Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the World Bank Gwen Hines in April 2013 read article...
The UK's role in the World Bank and IMF Department for International Development and HM Treasury
Briefing||13 March 2013|
This page outlines the structure of the UK government's interaction with the World Bank and the IMF. It provides contact information for the appropriate staff at the Department for International Development and HM Treasury who deal with the Bretton Woods institutions read article...
Minutes||7 January 2013|
Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the World Bank Gwen Hines in December 2012 read article...
Minutes||2 October 2012|
Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the IMF Alex Gibbs in October 2012 read article...
Notes of meeting between UK Executive Director to World Bank Susanna Moorehead and UK civil society organisations 18 July 2012
Minutes||15 August 2012|
Civil society organisations met UK Executive Director to the World Bank Susanna Moorehead and staff from the Department for International Development to discuss IDA, education finance, infrastructure finance, fragile states, agriculture and land, Doing Business rankings, Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia. read article...
Minutes||18 April 2012|
Notes of a meeting with UK executive director to the IMF Alex Gibbs in April 2012 read article...
Notes of meeting between Stewart James, Alternate UK Executive Director to the World Bank, and NGOs 6th February 2012
Minutes||13 March 2012|
Civil society organisations met UK Executive Director to the World Bank and staff from the Department for International Development to discuss agriculture, land grabs, food security, the safeguards review process, the selection of the next World Bank president, the doing business indicators, and the debt sustainability framework. read article...
Memorandum by the Bretton Woods Project for the UK Treasury Committee Treasury Committee inquiry into global imbalances
Briefing||27 February 2012|
It is widely accepted that global imbalances were a major contributing factor to the recent global financial crisis. In written evidence submitted to the UK Treasury Committee, we argue that there are four main underlying causes and three areas of major reform needed. read article...
News||21 November 2011|update 78|
The UK parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the government's rationale for increasing funds to multilateral agencies, such as the World Bank. read article...
News||14 November 2011|update 78|
The UK House of Commons International Development Committee (IDC) has expressed concerns that “when bidding for infrastructure projects, local contractors often do not stand a chance against international bidders, partly due to rigid rules used by multilateral development banks (MDBs) such as the European Union (EU) and the World Bank. ” read article...
The UK's role in the World Bank and IMF: Department for International Development and HM Treasury 13 March 2013
Memorandum by the Bretton Woods Project for the UK Treasury Committee: Treasury Committee inquiry into global imbalances 27 February 2012
Fundamental change or more of the same?: A review of G20 progress towards UK civil society recommendations 22 April 2010
Are we nearly there?: Bridging UK supported funds and a post 2012 climate architecture 23 June 2009
UK priorities for the World Bank - 2011 12 August
DFID multilateral aid review 1 March
DFID report on IFC 1 March
The UK and the World Bank 2009 13 April
The UK and the World Bank 2009 31 March
DFID report on IDA 1 March
One world conservatism 13 July
Britain issues World Bank £50m ultimatum 14 September