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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Secretary of State for International Development

The hon. Gentleman raises an important matter. The Prime Minister made a number of key announcements at the UN General Assembly, including the doubling of our investment and commitment to the international climate finance fund. That is something that we will work on, but the hon. Gentleman is right that that is a key issue. The way to tackle poverty is also to tackle climate change.