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Why the Rebel MPs want to change the prime minister’s mind on foreign aid

todayJune 8, 2021 7

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Inspirational Breakfast with Esther Higham

A group of Conservative rebel MPs have been thwarted in its bid to overturn £4bn of government cuts to the overseas aid budget. They had suggested returning spending from 0.5% to 0.7% of national income next year through a bill dealing with the UK’s new research agency. But the proposal was ruled inadmissible by Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, meaning it will not be put to a vote. The International development agency, CAFOD, says it is extremely disappointed and has described this as a missed opportunity.

Premier’s Esther Higham spoke to Derek Thomas, who is one of the MPs who was hoping to force that vote.

Written by: Miriam Emenike

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