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MPs urge PM to end extreme poverty

New global development goals to end extreme poverty, improve health and education, and promote sustainability must be simple and measurable.

Today the House of Commons International Development Select Committee, which I am a member of, published a new report on post-2015 development goals.

The current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015, and the Prime Minister is co-chairing a UN High Level Panel to consider what should replace them.

You can read the report’s summary below and the full report is available online here.