Minister resigns over chancellor’s overseas aid cut

The chancellor has announced a change of policy that has led to criticism from former Conservative prime minister David Cameron and caused a junior minister to resign. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

Spending 0.7 percent of our gross national income in the form of aid to developing countries is a commitment made in the Conservative manifesto. But today, that budget was reduced to 0.5 percent.

And we were joined by Treasury minister, John Glen, and the shadow business minister, Lucy Powell. ———————–
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