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It’s not really such a great aid mystery


Originally posted on Phil Vernon's blog:
The latest edition of The Spectator carries an opinion piece by Jonathan Foreman entitled The Great Aid Mystery http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/8808521/the-great-aid-mystery/. In a diatribe laced with rather tired tropes, and whose style undermines the argument he makes, Foreman’s…

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Senior Tory accuses EU of “squandering” Britain’s aid budget.


Originally posted on The Truth is Where?:
By Robert Mendick and Andrew Gilligan  29th September 2012. Find Full Article Here:- A senior Government minister has accused the European Union of squandering Britain’s international aid budget on schemes that often have…

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DFID and the end of its aid to China


Andrew Mitchell, Alan Duncan and Stephen O’Brien, the new trio in charge of DFID have recently ended DFID’s bilateral aid programme to China. Continue reading

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The spotlight on Alan Duncan MP, the new Minister of State for DFID


The focus here is a highly unliklely candidate for DFID’s second in command. Continue reading

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