While polls show that clear majorities believe the aid budget to be too high, they continue to pour their own money into international development charities.
He replies to Soubry’s call to expel him, argues aid should be “investment rather than expenditure”, and reveals what it’s like to face “poser” masked thugs.
Taxpayers’ money has sapped the independence, and the moral responsibility, of our great charities.
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
If some charities were acting in a way that was genuinely balanced, they would have been more vocal in criticising the last Labour Government.