MPs and policy experts will tomorrow (Tuesday 4 August, 5.30pm) discuss the future of UK aid ahead of the merger of the FCO and DFID.
The abolition of DFID is a political move, and the world’s most vulnerable people will pay the highest price.
abolition of DFID is a political
The abolition of DFID is shocking evidence of the UK putting its own economic interests above saving lives. The terrible irony is that Global Britain has today shrunk following years of an anti-aid agenda taking root at the heart of Government.
Minister Boris Johnson today announced that DFID will be merged with the Foreign
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DFID must prioritise the most
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