UK spends millions of pounds of aid money at home -paper

By Maria Caspani | Thu, 13 Feb 2014 17:41 PM

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – About eight percent of the 5.4 billion pounds Britain gave in bilateral overseas aid in 2012 was not sent to developing countries but was spent on administering the aid programme and cancelling or rescheduling debts, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

The paper, citing figures from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), ...

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