Foreign aid

The rise of the unwhippable Tories

16 July 2021 1:20 am

When the government announced a Commons vote on its decision to cut the foreign aid budget from 0.7 per cent…

Trade not aid: spending more doesn’t mean we care more

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Spending more doesn’t mean we care more

Letters: Police must focus on deterring crime, not responding to it

4 July 2020 9:00 am

Deterring crime Sir: Rod Liddle is right to highlight the politicisation of the police as a source of their inadequacies,…

Why can’t Britain’s foreign aid be used to help Christians too?

27 June 2020 9:00 am

How should the money we send abroad be spent?

Will Boris Johnson stand up for the white farmers in Zimbabwe?

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Laikipia   After a year of peace and plentiful rain, my farm in Kenya is fantastic. Peace, rain — leave…

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Osborne's ringfence cycle

28 November 2015 9:00 am

By now, George Osborne had hoped to have completed his austerity programme. Instead, he finds himself making what is, still,…

Letter from Kathmandu: China's beating India in the aid wars

23 May 2015 9:00 am

After the first earthquake we were told that the chance of another one was 200 to 1. A fortnight later,…

Why foreign aid fails - and how to really help Africa

25 January 2014 9:00 am

David Cameron’s favourite authors on what the government gets wrong about tackling poverty