One Year Into The Global Goals And The UK Is No Further Ahead

That is why – one year on – the Government’s response is so disappointing. Just over three months ago the International Development Committee, which I chair, published a report into UK Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. We highlighted concerns that the Government’s response to the agenda had, up to that point, been insufficient, particularly in the domestic sphere. Although a cross-government response was needed, the Goals were conspicuously absent from departmental plans across Government, and Ministers remained convinced that this transformational agenda would require minimal change to the way they were already working.

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