Government Wins Foreign Aid Cut Vote By Majority of 35

The government has won the vote to cut international aid spending from 0.7% to 0.5% of GDP – a reduction of roughly £4 billion per year. Fears of a rebellion were soon quashed once the Treasury committed to raising the figure again as soon as borrowing is under control…

Ayes: 333

Noes: 298

A majority of 35…

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