IPN News coverage
Julian Harris comments on Cameron’s reluctance to cut the foreign aid budget and proposes trade as a better alternative to aid:
IPN Opinion article
Opening up markets to competition will improve Africans' access to life-changing communications technology (whereas Western aid propping up telecommunications monopolies will not).
IPN Press release
London--In the New Statesman today, Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for International Development, defends increasing foreign aid spending to a legally-binding 0.7% of national output. But a report* released by International Policy Network, a development think tank based in London, finds the cross-party consensus on this UK aid spending target—which demands an extra £2 billion a year from British taxpayers—makes no sense and is based on a discredited theory.