Andrew Mitchell Answers To UK Parliament About His Decision To Release Aid To Kagame’s Rwanda (video)

On November 8, 2012, Former Secretary of State for International Development Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP was questioned by the International Development Committee of the British Parliament’s House of Commons on his decision to disburse budget support to the Government of Rwanda and subsequently following allegations about the Rwandan Government’s role in the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic the Congo, and the decision of other donors who withdrew budget support not to reinstate it. The hearing took place in Thatcher Room, Portcullis House at 9.30am.

Andrew Mitchell, a former UN peacekeeper, has extensive pre-government experience of the developing world, and is the founder of Project Umubano, a Conservative Party social action project in Rwanda and Sierra Leone in central and west Africa, launched in 2007.