"British taxpayers need to know that their aid money is helping the poorest people in the world, not going to countries which have enough money to tackle poverty themselves.A while ago I asked why we were giving aid to Pakistan. Let's face it, these countries do not need our money for aid projects, this is all about greasing the wheels.
"China... has an ambitious space exploration programme and is sitting on foreign exchange reserves of almost £2 trillion."
Thursday, 12 March 2009
It's time to think twice about foreign aid.
We must call time on British financial aid to China So says Shadow international development secretary Andrew Mitchell. Andrew points out that: