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The IDC vs BOND: A clash over 0.7%


So recently, the UK Parliament‘s Commons Select Committee for International Development published a report titled Department for International Development’s Annual Report and Accounts 2011-12 (It was in response to this. See also this additional part. Amongst the recommendations by the … Continue reading

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How dare you not legislate 0.7%…


UK MPs are known, via the media, for having expenses scandals, complaining about intrusion into privacy or other little things which may result in their re-election or booting out. On the issue of spending 0.7% of GNI (or GDP or whatever measurement of an economy), however, almost all MPs are set on it so much that there was a furious debate on it being missed out as a legislation for the current parliamentary session 2012-2013. Continue reading

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