Alison McGovern – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for International Development

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Alison McGovern on 2014-06-04.

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department has taken to investigate allegations that employees of programmes in Bihar State funded by her Department are not receiving their salaries.

Mr Alan Duncan

DFID is aware of a contractual dispute between a contractor to the Government of Bihar and its sub-contractors. We have looked into this, and are clear that this is now a matter for the Government of Bihar.