Foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, says it's only a temporary cut. Martin Bell, former news reporter and independent MP, says according to UNICEF around 6000 children a day could die.
The poor little buggers would not (have to) die . . . IF THEY HAD NOT BEEN CONCEIVED !!Foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, says it's only a temporary cut. Martin Bell, former news reporter and independent MP, says according to UNICEF around 6000 children a day could die.
"Sterilization (also spelled sterilisation) is any of a number of medical methods of birth control that intentionally leaves a person unable to reproduce. Sterilization methods include both surgical and non-surgical, and exist for both males and females. Sterilization procedures are intended to be permanent; reversal is generally difficult or impossible".I feel less than comfortable with some of the recent comments.
However, Pareto's Law would suggests that 20% of development activities produce 80% of the results, therefore it should be possible to find savings without having significant effects. Hopefully the things that get cut will be the ones that are called out by the media, reinforcing public support for high impact projects.
Plus . . . the alternative of . . .We should follow the Jap model. Use aid as a means of promoting/supporting Japanese business. Jap’s donate Toyota pick-up trucks and rice (grown in Japan).
All UK aid should be manufactured or grown in the UK. Use aid money to invest in UK jobs manufacturing ‘tat’ the third world needs, for example:
-Condoms, and more
-Eco-friendly emergency shelter/accommodation
-Water purification technology
-Medical supplies, and before I forget