Kate Andrews writes for City AM
“The question is not whether the UK should be aiding humanitarian crises abroad – undoubtedly, the answer is yes. Rather, the question is where the money should come from, and how we can best raise funds, without depriving other public spending areas of the resources they need.
“Recent manoeuvres in the Department of International Development seem to be heading in the right direction. On Wednesday, development secretary Penny Mordaunt called for a sensible shift in her department, moving the focus “from spending to fundraising”.”
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