Teresa has pledged to vote to enshrine the UK’s commitment to the world’s poorest people in law, completing a course set out by the last Government.
On Friday 5th December 2014, MPs will vote on a Bill to enshrine in law the UK’s promise to donate 0.7% of our Gross National Income to international aid – in line with aspiration first put forward over 40 years ago.
“I’m proud to support Britain’s life-saving, life-changing aid programme and to vote for this law to help some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
I know that many of my constituents are concerned about the welfare of people living in some of the poorest countries in the world, and I am contacted regularly by those who want the Government to commit to offering support.
British aid makes a huge difference to millions of people – we should be proud of what our generosity and humanity can do for those in need and what it says about us as a country.”