Rt Hon Alistair Burt, Minister of State FCO/DFID said:-

“I was pleased to work with Priti Patel at DFID, who made a strong contribution to our continuing world leadership in Development, and wish her well for the future.

I am looking forward to working with new Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt, who brings a strong Ministerial and constituency background to the Department. She will enhance a great team.”