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Britain's UK Export Finance Department is fuelling climate change, human rights abuses and third world debt. It's time for change. Read more

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara recently asked three Parliamentary Questions about UK Export Finance transactions.

The questions with the answers from Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and  Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint can be found here under UK Export Finance –

Trading Away Rights

Posted on July 29, 2013 by Maddy 0 comments

Last week Amnesty International published a briefing on UK Export Finance, which highlights how, despite numerous Select Committee and Inquiry reports over the last five years recommending reforms to make it more transparent and accountable, successive governments have rejected those recommendations. Click here to see the report. Because of those rejected reforms, UKEF is still […]

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Egypt pays $650m ‘dictator debt’ to West

Posted on July 1, 2012 by Marion 0 comments

  Campaign groups in London and Paris protested the ongoing repayments Egypt is making to the UK and France on the basis of ‘dictator debts’ run up under the regime of Hosni Mubarak. On 29 June, Egypt payed around $650 million to the Paris Club of Western creditors, just part of this year’s expected $3 […]

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UK Export Finance Annual Report shows support for new ‘dodgy deals’

Posted on June 27, 2012 by Maddy 0 comments

Part of Vince Cable’s Department for Business, UK Export Finance (formerly ECGD), has backed £33 million of loans, including to Azerbaijan, China, Nigeria and Russia without carrying out any assessment of their social and environmental impact. The loans are for equipment for coal mines, a nuclear power station, a methanol plant and natural gas delivery systems. […]

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Clean up Britain’s exports Summer Update

Posted on May 21, 2012 by Marion 0 comments

Find out more about the latest developments in our campaign to Clean Up Britain’s exports. Here You can also send this briefing to your MP to keep them up to date !

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