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AID: NOW THEY’RE LISTENING
Victory for Mail as ministers as Ethiopian Spice Girls’ £9.2million handout from Britain
‘Charity starts at home and while taxpayers understand money needs to be spent on international aid for famine and the neediest parts of the world, this a good example of where money was not being spent in this way.’
Nigel Evans, a senior Tory who challenged Miss Patel about the project at a Commons committee hearing last month, said: ‘She said she would review all spending and clearly she has demonstrated that she is doing just that and has no fear about attacking what I would term vanity projects.
‘She can now ensure that the money that people want to see spent on the very poorest and saving lives, producing medicine and drugs for the most vulnerable throughout the world – that money will now be spent far more effectively.
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