New British government promises not to balance books on tha backs of the poorest

United Kingdom's International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell has responded to Andrew Gilligan's article, "Did Britain really need to give millions to the wealthy state of Singapore?"

The Secretary of State clarified that the spend which article refers relates solely to "pensions rightly paid to long-serving crown servants and to capital invested by CDC (Britian's development finance institution, which invests in some of the world's poorest countries) through a Singapore-based fund manager."


The full response by the Secretary of State: State school pupils should be allowed to learn about more than slavery and Hitler