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PM ‘must fulfil global aid pledge’ says Whitehead
1:10pm Monday 11th March 2013 in News
A Southampton MP has called on the Prime Minister to fulfil his pledge to help the world’s poorest people.
Alan Whitehead, Labour MP for Southampton Test, has called on David Cameron to fulfil his promise to spend 0.7 per cent of gross national income (GNI) on international aid and to put this commitment in law – a commitment made by all three main political parties before the last general election in 2010.
The coalition agreement between the Tories and Lib Dems reiterated this pledge yet both parties are still to fulfil their promise.