World Vision responds to the departure of International Development Secretary, Priti Patel

World Vision responds to departure of Priti Patel


World Vision UK is calling for an International Development Secretary who will prioritise the world’s most vulnerable children – not simply court those in power.

Gavin Crowden, World Vision UK’s Head of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns, said: “The Prime Minister must now ensure that British aid transforms the lives of vulnerable children around the world.

“Priti Patel’s successor must demonstrate real leadership and an understanding of - and sensitivity to - the international development context. It is vital that Britain leads the world in building a better future for vulnerable children and their communities.”