Debates on Afghanistan and tax in developing countries


Last year the House of Commons International Development Committee, which I am a member of, published a number of reports including:

Yesterday there were debates in Parliament covering these two reports.

My speech in the debate on Afghanistan is online here and my speech in the debate on tax in developing countries is online here.

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Richard Burden

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I was Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Northfield between 1992 and 2019 and a former Shadow Transport Minister. I now chair Healthwatch in Birmingham and Solihull, and the West Midlands Board of Remembering Srebrenica. I also work as a public affairs consultant. I am an effective community advocate and stakeholder alliance builder with a passion for human rights. I am a trustee of the Balfour Project charity and of Citizens Advice Birmingham, and a former Chair of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

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