Alan supports immunisation programme

On Friday 12th May Alan met with representatives of Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) to back their calls for greater funding for immunisation projects focussing on children in poor countries. Speaking alongside Save the Childr...

Alan contributes disaster management article to The Guardian

Preparing for future shocks – disaster risk reduction in Nepal The Guardian, Friday 15th April 2011 There is no denying it, natural disasters are on the increase. The past 18 months has seen devastating earthquakes in Haiti, New Zealand and Ja...

Government Department flies flag for Rutland

Government Department flies flag for Rutland Rutland’s flag was this week proudly flown above Whitehall, the heart of government in Westminster. The distinctive green and yellow standard was raised above the Department for Communities and Local ...

Alan interviewed by Exchange Magazine

Exchange Interviews the Rt. Hon. Alan Duncan MP Minister of State for International Development March 2011   EXCHANGE: Minister, it seems like the British foreign policy has put a strong emphasis on providing direct support to British business...

Alan praises local scientist

Alan has added his voice to the congratulations received by local scientist Dr Tim Stevenson, who is celebrating winning a prestigious national science award. Dr Stevenson, a postdoctoral researcher working at the University of Leeds' Institute f...

Alan delivers terrorism speech

On Wednesday 16th March, Alan delivered the Keynote Speech at the Royal United Services Institute Conference (RUSI) in London. The video of the speech is available to watch below: ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE CONFERENCE TERRORISM: UK Threats ...

Alan supports International Women's Day in Nepal

On Tuesday 8th March Alan lent his support to the 100th anniversary of the launch of International Women's Day. Falling during his trip to Nepal as Minsiter of State for the Department of International Development (DFID), Alan recorded this video...

Relief as Alan gets Red Nose

Alan was interviewed by a group of children who helped him get in to the Red Nose Day Spirit on Friday 18 March. The visit was organised by First News, a weekly children’s newspaper aimed at 7-14 year olds. The children presented him with a very ...

Alan announces £331 million Nepal aid

The Minister of State for International Development, Alan Duncan, launched the Government’s new operational plan in Kathmandu, Nepal on 9 March 2011. This plan commits the UK government to working in Nepal over the next four years (2011-2015), wi...

Alan opposes Asfordby Wind Farm Proposal

Alan Duncan has sided with local campaigners against Peel Energy’s proposal to build a nine turbine wind farm at the old UK Coal site between Asfordby and Ab Kettleby. Alan has previously been briefed by both Peel Energy and members of the STOP c...