Government Response to LFI’s call for Suspension of Aid

This article initially appeared in JewishNews, you can read it here. The government has insisted “safeguards are in place” to ensure UK aid to pay Palestinian civil servants is not misused amid claims that funds could be helping pave the way for salaries to terrorists. Labour Friend of Israel called for the Department for International[…]

Ian Austin: Let’s use the aid budget to promote peace in the Middle East and ensure our money never funds violence

This article was originally posted on LabourList – you can read it here. British aid feeds 25 million under-fives. It supports midwives, nurses and doctors so 4.3 million babies can be born safely. Our aid spending helped tackle Ebola in Africa. It feeds the starving, helps refugees and provides jobs. It builds stronger economies around[…]