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UK aid reputation stagnating
UK aid reputation stagnating

By Ian Dunt The UK has stopped rising up the European league table of humanitarian aid. It now stands behind Luxemburg, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium and Finland, spending 0.41 per cent of national income on overseas aid. Italy came bottom of the table, spending just 0.16 per cent of its national income. The… Read more »

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Oxfam wants UK leadership on global poverty
Darling pressured on poverty commitments

Charity Oxfam is calling on chancellor Alistair Darling to take a leading role in tackling poverty at this weekend’s meeting of G8 finance ministers. It says the richest countries are falling behind the commitments laid out in the millennium development goals and that the global economic slowdown may negatively effect the aid received by the… Read more »

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