UK aid’s contribution to tackling tax avoidance and evasion

ICAI examined DFID’s efforts to influence the international tax reform agenda, to make new tax standards accessible to developing countries.

Score: Amber/Red
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 27 September 2016
  3. Type: Learning review
  4. Subject: Anti-corruption, tax avoidance and fiduciary risk
  5. Assessment: Amber/Red
  6. Location: Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan, Tanzania
  7. Lead commissioner: Richard Gledhill

International Development Committee

Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC), or its ICAI sub-committee, holds hearings on all ICAI reviews. You can watch the IDC hearing on tackling tax avoidance and evasion online.

ICAI’s follow-up

ICAI follows up on all of its reviews to check what progress has been made since publication. ICAI’s follow-up review on tackling tax avoidance and evasion is now available.

Read the follow-up



Published 7 March 2016

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 27 September 2016

Government response

Published 7 November 2016

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 23 November 2016

ICAI follow-up

Published 21 June 2017