Part of Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:33 am on 25th November 2020.

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Photo of Ian Blackford Ian Blackford SNP Westminster Leader 11:33 am, 25th November 2020

Protecting the foreign aid budget has long been a source of unity and agreement across this House and across the four nations of the United Kingdom. At the last general election, every major party recommitted to that moral mission of helping the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. Indeed, a senior Government Minister said that it

“paved the way for Britain to meet the UN target of spending 0.7% of national income on aid…and that remains our commitment.”—[Official Report, 16 June 2020;
Vol. 677, c. 667.]

Does the Prime Minister agree with that senior Government Minister?