Media continue to cover UK aid’s response to the devastating Cyclone Idai which has hit millions of people across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
Several media have covered the UK’s response to the devastating cyclone in East Africa which has hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. UK aid pledged on Monday to provide up to £6 million of UK aid to support victims.
Papers, including The Guardian, The Express and Yorkshire Post, have today covered a TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) report on the future of foreign aid spending. The Department for International Development is already shifting how it spends aid to ensure our investment benefits us all, and is fully aligned with our wider national security and economic priorities, and in the national interest.
Small specialist organisations are to get new UK funding so they can help aid workers on the frontline respond to humanitarian disasters
The Sunday Telegraph has today reported on the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF), the Department for International Development’s fund for small UK based not-for-profit organisations. The SCCF provides grants of up to £50,000 to UK registered charities with an annual …
As the Prime Minister said in Cape Town last year, we are unashamed about the need to ensure our aid programme works for the UK, combating extreme poverty while supporting the UK’s national interest
The UK government has committed to spend 0.7% of our national income on aid. This commitment, enshrined in law, contributes to Britain’s reputation as a development superpower.
Penny Mordaunt has written about the aid budget, including her thoughts on starting a national conversation about how British savers and pension holders can invest in developing countries, and both earn a return and do good in the world
The Mail on Sunday alleges that UK aid helped to fund a 'rigged' poll in Bangladesh. Their headline is factually inaccurate. No UK aid was given to the Government of Bangladesh, the Bangladeshi Election Commission or any Bangladeshi political parties for this election.
The UK takes it commitment to protecting taxpayers' money seriously, and no UK aid goes directly to the governments of any of the most corrupt countries in the world.