The British Parliament formally approved the proposal of Prime Minister Boris
Johnson from cutting foreign aid to foreign countries. United Kingdom
Intends to reduce the amount of financing abroad
Growth from 0.7% to 0.5% of Gross National Income, which should be lower
Four billion pounds sterling (about R$28.6 billion).
The bill was officially approved by 333 delegates, while 298 voted
against. The government’s measure was harshly criticized, including predecessors
Johnson, Theresa May, for not providing deputies an opportunity to confirm
New share of expenses. Incidentally, former British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader
From 2016 to 2019, he voted against his party for the first time. May remarked that the Kingdom
United broke its commitment to the poor around the world.
The government’s proposal was also criticized by all former British ministers and for this
Easy for opposition MPs to take measures, British Treasury Minister Rishi
Sunak said the cut would be temporary. However, as the measure was brought
legislative changes, to return it to the old level, would require that in the future
There is another approval by Parliament, which many doubt.
The UK is one of the world’s wealthiest and most industrialized countries, a member of the G7,
And subsidy policies for developing countries have always played a part.
strong role in their foreign affairs, especially as a constituent of their
international reputation. In addition to having a certain global impact,
The British state needed to implement the so called soft power policy. for analysts
This tendency to reduce the budget for international aid is worth noting.
both in the Conservative Party and across the country, which some believe
The possible consequences of this decision could affect a reduction in the role of the state.
Kingdom no world.