Penny Mordaunt hails UK aid as a shield against crime, poverty and terrorism

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UK Aid is a shield against pandemics, organised crime, poverty and terrorism, and an example of British values,Penny Mordaunt, the international development secretary has said.

In a speech short on detail, but long on colour and allusion, Mordaunt evoked images of past glories and wartime Britain.

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Auteur : Rebecca Ratcliffe
Date de parution : 12 April 2018 | 2:24 pm