Overseas Aid: Poverty

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 24th September 2020.

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Photo of Preet Kaur Gill Preet Kaur Gill Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Prime Minister to the Liaison Committee on 16 September 2020, HC 744, whether it is his policy to to spend UK aid on tackling poverty.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The Government will prioritise the bottom billion, the very poorest around the world, as part of our core mission.This is in our national interest and it will project the UK as a force for good in the world.

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