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Aid Memoir: By maintaining the foreign aid budget and adopting a joined up approach, the next government can show its commitment to becoming Global Britain rather than Little England

Aid Memoir: By maintaining the foreign aid budget and adopting a joined up approach, the next government can show its commitment to becoming Global Britain rather than Little England

Professor David Hulme, Executive director of the Global Development Institute A day is a long time in politics and the first full day of election campaigning was dominated by suggestions that the Conservatives would row back on the commitment to spend 0.7% of GNI on...

Should the UK abandon aid?

A petition organised by the Daily Mail calling for an end to the 0.7% aid spending target will be debated in parliament today after gaining 230,000 signatures. In his new book, ‘Should Rich Nations Help the Poor’, Professor David Hulme examines the increasingly...
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