Boris Johnson’s political self-sabotage: the destruction of DfID and Britain’s standing in the world.

The new merger, shall we call it, between Department for International Development (DfID) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was announced last week by the Prime Minister. The Cabinet had not been consulted so presumably this was a longstanding dream of Johnson and his chief adviser, Dominic Cummings. DfID, then known as the Ministry … More Boris Johnson’s political self-sabotage: the destruction of DfID and Britain’s standing in the world.