About

Labour Campaign for International Development is a group for all those committed to a world without poverty & injustice. We are a socialist society affiliated to the Labour Party.

Since LCID was launched late 2009 it has grown to become an active and respected advocate of international development within the Labour Party and beyond. Together we’ve organised campaign trips in the last election, worked with Labour MPs to enshrine the 0.7% aid commitment into UK law, and helped shaped  Labour Party policy.

Over the coming years, LCID will be campaigning for:

  1. The next Labour Government to take a ‘whole government’ approach to global justice, ensuring that our policies on tax, trade, climate change, home affairs, education, business regulation, defence, and security deliver for the world’s poorest people.
  2. The next Labour Government to pursue an ethical foreign policy and champion a progressive approach to humanitarian intervention in line with our international obligations, such as the UN’s Responsibility To Protect Civilians commitment.
  3. For Britain to continue to spend 0.7% of GNI on aid and spend it on tackling poverty and inequality.
  4. For DFID to continue to be an innovative, independent department with a seat at the cabinet table and representation on all the relevant cabinet committees.