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UK Government Handing Taxpayers’ Money To North Korea’s Communist Regime

The British government has handed around £4 million in foreign aid to the brutal Communist regime in North Korea since the Tories came to power in 2010, and, despite Kim Jong-un threatening “all-out war”, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office says it has “no plans” to terminate payments.

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Britain ‘Dumps’ £500m In Aid, Just to Meet Arbitrary Govt Target

In a last-minute rush to hit Prime Minister David Cameron’s foreign aid target, the Department for International Development (DfID) threw over half a billion pounds of taxpayers’ money at a controversial Swiss-based fund. Critics say the gift to the celebrity-backed Global Fund to

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Be Honest on Necessary Spending Cuts, Politicians Urged

Politicians need to come clean and admit that they are still vastly overspending taxpayers’ money, the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has said. The economic think tank has drawn up a blueprint of savings which will enable government to achieve its own

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Report Slams International Aid Handouts as ‘A Waste of Money’

An independent body which scrutinises the UK’s international aid payments has concluded that they are ‘a waste of money’. The report by the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) criticised the Department for International Development’s “weak management” and “poor supervision”