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Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, Andrew Mitchell secured an emergency debate to call on the Government to restore the 0.7% of gross national income spending target for overseas development assistance.
Good Hope Hospital’s new Children’s Emergency Department has opened to paediatric patients. The new department provides ten treatment cubicles, a new reception space, as well as a quiet room and wellbeing room.
It was hugely disappointing to read at the end of last week that the Shrubbery School has announced it will be closing in July after 90 years, this has come as a shock to parents, staff and pupils and I have contacted the School asking for a meeting with the Director.
Andrew Mitchell praises the Prime Minister’s significant success at the G7 last weekend but calls on him to reverse the decision to cut overseas development assistance which is doing grave damage to the reputation of global Britain.
Andrew Mitchell raises concerns about the situation in Ethiopia where 2 million people have now been driven from their homes over the border into Sudan with many facing starvation and calls on the Government to urgently provide more humanitarian aid to the region.
Andrew Mitchell leads an Emergency Debate on the cuts to Britain’s development budget which will fall first and hardest on the humanitarian sectors; specifically girls’ education, clean water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS and food assistance.
Andrew has a keen interest in international development and in 2007 founded Project Umubano, the Conservative Party’s ten-year social action project in Rwanda. The project culminated with the Kigali Declaration against Genocide and Identity-based Violence.