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Priti Patel reappointed as International Development Secretary

Priti Patel is "delighted and honoured" to continue to help build a safer, healthier, more prosperous world, which protects Britain’s interests.

Priti Patel
International Development Secretary Priti Patel.

International Development Secretary Priti Patel said:

“I am delighted and honoured to be reappointed as Secretary of State for International Development.

“Every day UK aid helps millions of people and makes a powerful and positive statement about Global Britain’s place in the world.

“Our development work helps build a safer, healthier, more prosperous world, which protects Britain’s interests.

“This country leads the world when it comes to development and we will continue to show strong leadership by improving the results and value we achieve with taxpayers’ money.

“With a smart approach to aid, we can keep saving and transforming lives and tackle the big global challenges this country faces.”

Published 12 June 2017