Given the salience of the topic, we are republishing the Chair of the Foreign Select Committee’s article above each day this week.
Posts Tagged: Zambia
Neil O’Brien: Bullying, hostage taking, censorship, bribery. How China is dealing with its critics abroad.
Economically and politically, Beijing takes advantage of asymmetric openness: we’re open to them, but they are not to us.
Greg Hands: Aid can have huge benefits. But it must be properly managed – and suspended when necessary.
This is why I fully supported the Government’s decision to halt direct funding worth £4 million to the Zambian government over allegations of corruption.
We still see cases where there is a fundamental disconnect between British foreign policy and British aid. Today, the most perverse example of this lies in Yemen.