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Reacting to evidence given by Development Minister Andrew Mitchell at the International Development Select Committee today, an Oxfam spokesperson said:
“Sadly, we agree with Andrew Mitchell, the UK is no longer a development superpower and the human cost of that is being paid by people caught in crises around the world.
“Cuts in bilateral spending of 30 per cent will have a devastating effect at a time when millions of people in East Africa and around the world are struggling to feed their families as a result of conflict and a climate crisis they did next to nothing to cause. If the UK is serious about becoming a development superpower again, it needs to up its game and increase aid to East Africa and other crises where it is most needed.”
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