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ofa of a terrible crisis, when the midst of a terrible crisis, when public finances are under the greater strain than ever before in peacetime history and every pound we spent in aid has to be borrowed. in fact, it represents not our money, but money that we are taking from future generations. last year we dissolve the old by creating the new commonwealth and an element of this. in doing so, my objective was to ensure that every diplomat in our service was activated by the mission and vision of our finest development officials. and that our aid was better in tune with our national values and our desire to do. good the world. i can assure any honourable member who wishes to make the case for aid that they are, when it comes to me, or to
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anyone in the government preaching to the converted. we shall act on that conviction by returning to 0.7% as soon as two vital tests have been satisfied. first, the uk is no longer borrowing to cover current or day—to—day expenditure, and second the public debt excluding the bank of england is falling as a share of gdp. the moment the forecast... i am just coming to the end. the moment the focus for the purchase of will be met, then from the point at which they are met we will willingly restore our aid budget to 0.7%. plenty of people are wanting to speak in this debate. the government will of course review the situation every year and place a statement
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before this house in accordance with international development act. as we conduct the annual review, we will fervently wish to find our conditions have been satisfied. this is one debate whether government and honourable members across the house share the same objective and the same, i'm sure the honourable lady will have plenty of time later, and the same convictions. we all believe in the principle that aid can transform lives and by voting for this motion come honourable members will provide certainty for our aid budget and unaffordable path back to 0.7%, while also allowing for investment in other priorities including the nhs, schools and the police. as soon as circumstances allow and that tests are met, we will return to the target that unite us and i beg to move this motion.
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the question is this, i now call of the opposition, keir starmer. thank ou, mr the opposition, keir starmer. thank you. mr speaker. — the opposition, keir starmer. thank you, mr speaker, can _ the opposition, keir starmer. thank you, mr speaker, can i— the opposition, keir starmer. thank you, mr speaker, can i thank- the opposition, keir starmer. thank you, mr speaker, can i thank you i the opposition, keir starmer. t�*ié�*ué you, mr speaker, can i thank you and honourable members across the house for ensuring this debate took place today, in particular the right honourable memberfor today, in particular the right honourable member for sutton coldfield and the right honourable member for maidenhead. coldfield and the right honourable memberfor maidenhead. i think they are the lefty propagandist the prime minister was talking about a couple of weeks ago. i have to say, if the prime minister had confidence in the argument i think he would have given way to them a moment ago it so that arguments could be tested. he doesn't have confidence in them otherwise he would have done so, thatis otherwise he would have done so, that is obvious. we do welcome the chance to debate this motion stub the motion is broad and if i may say so from this prime minister, typically slippery. the house should
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have had the opportunity for a straight up down vote on whether to approve or reject the government was approve or reject the government was a cut to overseas aid to 0.5%. this motion does not do that. but the chancellor's ministerial statement is clear, if the motion carried the cutting overseas aid to 0.5% will effectively carry on indefinitely i will expand on that a moment. i will expand on that point and i will take it interventions on it. if the motion... i'm going to develop that argument. when i get to it, i will give away. if the motion is rejected and i quote, the government will consequently return to spending of 0.7% of d ni on international aid of the next calendar year. let me be
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clear, labourwill vote the next calendar year. let me be clear, labour will vote to reject this motion tonight and to return to overseas aid to 0.7% of gni. i'm going to summarise my argument. when i get the relevance part i will take interventions. the case that we make is this, first because it is wrong because investing in 0.7% in international aid is in britain's national interest. second, because economic criteria set out by the chancellor would lead to an indefinite cut likely to last beyond this parliament and thirdly, because it matters that this house keeps its work to the voters who elected us. mr speaker, every member he was elected, every member here was elected, every member here was elected on a manifesto to retain the 0.7% target. it matters that we keep our promises to the world's
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0.7% target. it matters that we keep our promises to the worlds for particularly at such a time of global uncertainty. i particularly at such a time of global uncertainty.— particularly at such a time of global uncertainty. i am gratefulto the riaht global uncertainty. i am gratefulto the right honourable _ global uncertainty. i am gratefulto the right honourable gentleman. . global uncertainty. i am gratefulto the right honourable gentleman. i | the right honourable gentleman. i agree _ the right honourable gentleman. i agree with him about keeping promises and we were elected to keep fiscal promises to reduce our debt and not _ fiscal promises to reduce our debt and not to— fiscal promises to reduce our debt and not to for a day to day spending. i hope in his remarks he will set _ spending. i hope in his remarks he will set out, — spending. i hope in his remarks he will set out, given that he's not going _ will set out, given that he's not going to — will set out, given that he's not going to support this motion, which areas _ going to support this motion, which areas of— going to support this motion, which areas of spending he is going to cut to pay— areas of spending he is going to cut to pay for— areas of spending he is going to cut to pay for it — areas of spending he is going to cut to pay for it taxes he is going to raise~ _ to pay for it taxes he is going to raise~ if— to pay for it taxes he is going to raise~ if he _ to pay for it taxes he is going to raise. if he doesn't do either of those _ raise. if he doesn't do either of those things then i'm afraid his promises — those things then i'm afraid his promises and his vote today are hollow — promises and his vote today are hollow and no one will believe them. it is hollow and no one will believe them. it is a _ hollow and no one will believe them. it is a better— hollow and no one will believe them. it is a better rate for someone who may break the manifesto commitment to save the vote today and my words are hollow. it is a false economy. cutting aid will increase costs to have a big impact on our economy. development aid reduces, we all know
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this, it reduces conflict, it reduces disease and people fleeing from their homes. it is a false economy to pretend this is some sort of copper doesn't have consequences. i will give way. thank you very much — i will give way. thank you very much the _ i will give way. thank you very much. the right honourable gentleman is making _ much. the right honourable gentleman is making a _ much. the right honourable gentleman is making a house of commons speech not a partisan speech. can i asking what _ not a partisan speech. can i asking what it— not a partisan speech. can i asking what it would have asked the prime mihisler_ what it would have asked the prime minister if— what it would have asked the prime minister if he had not given away, first all. _ minister if he had not given away, first all, will he confer that the curlaih— first all, will he confer that the curtain we _ first all, will he confer that the curtain we are discussing today is 1% curtain we are discussing today is l% of— curtain we are discussing today is l% of the — curtain we are discussing today is 1% of the borrowing the prime mihister— 1% of the borrowing the prime minister described which he quite rightly— minister described which he quite rightly sanctioned last year. secondly, when he underlined the fact this _ secondly, when he underlined the fact this was an all—party promise that was— fact this was an all—party promise that was made at the general election— that was made at the general election but every single one of us and we _ election but every single one of us and we must not break our promises to the _ and we must not break our promises to the poorest in this way. yes and we must not break our promises to the poorest in this way.— to the poorest in this way. yes and es. it to the poorest in this way. yes and yes- it was — to the poorest in this way. yes and yes- it was not _ to the poorest in this way. yes and yes. it was not ambivalent - to the poorest in this way. yes and yes. it was not ambivalent on - to the poorest in this way. yes and yes. it was not ambivalent on the i yes. it was not ambivalent on the manifestos and it wasn't
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conditional, it was clear. mr speaker, on the first part of the arguments, the national interest, british aid saves lives most of its bills are more secure world and its promotes democracy of british soft power. forthe promotes democracy of british soft power. for the last 20 years that has been the political consensus across this house. tony blair and gordon brown first that the goal of the uk reaching the 0.7% target. i'm making a speech to the house and for the house. david cameron and the right honourable member for maidenhead made it a reality. we acknowledge that in the right way. it has been supported, this has been a cross—party thing for 20 years. successive prime ministers have kept the commitment every single prime minister thinks this is wrong, there is only one prime minister who is prepared to do this and he is
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sitting there. i acknowledge at what those opposite date in relation to this. it has been supported by all parties and rightly so. as the sixth richest country in the world britain has a moral obligation to help the world's poorest. 0ur aid budget has done that with fantastic results. providing education for women and girls, fighting poverty, providing sanitation, health care and vaccines, building infrastructure, an incredible post—conflict reconstruction work where britain does a betterjob than anyone else. it has real results. let's be clear what these cuts would mean. a million girls losing out on schooling, nearly 3 million women and children going without life—saving nutrition. 5.6 million children left unvaccinated and an
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estimated 100,000 deaths worldwide. mr speaker, that is the human toll of the choices this government is making and it is not rubbish. i will rive wa . making and it is not rubbish. i will give way- the _ making and it is not rubbish. i will give way. the case _ making and it is not rubbish. i will give way. the case of— making and it is not rubbish. i will give way. the case of the - making and it is not rubbish. i will give way. the case of the right honourable gentleman is the prime mirrister— honourable gentleman is the prime minister is — honourable gentleman is the prime minister is making a promise he will not keen _ minister is making a promise he will not keep. but isn't what did tony blair— not keep. but isn't what did tony blair and — not keep. but isn't what did tony blair and gordon brown do? they made a promise _ blair and gordon brown do? they made a promise that they'd never ever spent _ a promise that they'd never ever spent 07%— a promise that they'd never ever spent 0.7% of gdp on aid. the right honourable — spent 0.7% of gdp on aid. the right honourable gentleman's speed lacks all model— honourable gentleman's speed lacks all model false.— all model false. they more than double that. _ all model false. they more than double that. they _ all model false. they more than double that. they more - all model false. they more than double that. they more than - all model false. they more than - double that. they more than double bed, they said the goal in successive prime ministers implemented that goal. 11 years, 11 years into this government, that is such a weak argument. i've always found this argument a week. when i
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was director of public prosecutions the very idea that i could turn around and say, it was somebody else's's fault, 20 years ago. this is such a bad argument. they've been in powerfor 11 years. either take responsibility or give up! our overseas aid budget goes beyond that moral obligation. it helps to build a stable world and keeps us safe in the uk. let's take afghanistan. aid has supported improvements in security, governance, economic development, rights forwomen security, governance, economic development, rights for women and girls. despite all tonnages that now faces, and the security and terrorist threat that poses to the uk and we know about those in the previous prime minister knows about those, uk aid to afghanistan is being cut from million to £38.2 million. that is afghanistan. in
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yemen, the biggest humanitarian crisis in the world, the uk aid has been cut by nearly 60%, instead of the government is slashing aid by 50%. forthe the government is slashing aid by 50%. for the refugees in bangladesh, there is a cut of 42%. it will create more refugees, instability and more people have to flee their homes. i will give way. i am homes. iwill give way. iam grateful— homes. iwill give way. iam grateful for _ homes. i will give way. i am grateful for giving _ homes. i will give way. i am grateful for giving way. - homes. i will give way. i am grateful for giving way. the | homes. i will give way. i am grateful for giving way. the former defence _ grateful for giving way. the former defence secretary of the united states _ defence secretary of the united states said to president trump when he proposed cutting overseas aid, the general said, fine, cottage but you have _ the general said, fine, cottage but you have to— the general said, fine, cottage but you have to give me the defence secretary — you have to give me the defence secretary more money to buy more bullets. — secretary more money to buy more bullets. l— secretary more money to buy more bullets. . . . secretary more money to buy more bullets. ., ., ., ., ., ., bullets. i am aware of it and that exoses bullets. i am aware of it and that exooses the _ bullets. i am aware of it and that exposes the false _ bullets. i am aware of it and that exposes the false economy - bullets. i am aware of it and that - exposes the false economy argument in the prime minister's at case. this cuts will reduce uk influence just when it is needed most. it risks leaving a vacuum which other
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countries, for example china and russia, will fail. at a time when britain is hosting cop26 and g7, we should create a fairer and safer world. we as the only g7 country which is cutting our aid budget, the only g7 country. mr speaker, that is not the vision of global britain we want to see on these benches and i don't think it is the vision of global britain many on the opposite benches want to see either. i am crateful benches want to see either. i am grateful to _ benches want to see either. i am grateful to the _ benches want to see either. i am grateful to the leader— benches want to see either. i am grateful to the leader of - benches want to see either. i am grateful to the leader of the opposition. all of us in this house lon- opposition. all of us in this house long to _ opposition. all of us in this house long to see — opposition. all of us in this house long to see our aid commitments are re—established at 0.7% of national income _ re—established at 0.7% of national income. nevertheless, he will appreciate that we continue to be one of— appreciate that we continue to be one of the — appreciate that we continue to be one of the most generous donors to foreign _ one of the most generous donors to foreign aid~ — one of the most generous donors to foreign aid. can he explain, he is making— foreign aid. can he explain, he is making a— foreign aid. can he explain, he is making a good point about 0.7%, can
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he explain _ making a good point about 0.7%, can he explain why in all the labour years— he explain why in all the labour years of— he explain why in all the labour years of government they averaged ~36% _ years of government they averaged ~36% of— years of government they averaged .36% of national income on overseas aid? f .36% of national income on overseas aid? j ., , ., , aid? they've doubled it actually. let me turn _ aid? they've doubled it actually. let me turn to _ aid? they've doubled it actually. let me turn to my _ aid? they've doubled it actually. let me turn to my second - aid? they've doubled it actually. let me turn to my second pointl aid? they've doubled it actually. - let me turn to my second point which has been debated. the economic arguments by the governments's argument. they say this cut is vital because of the pandemic. mr speaker, the whole point of the 0.7% target is it is a relative to the gp success or challenges. it rises when we grow, it's false when we experience economic shop like the pandemic. nobody in this house is arguing for overseas aid to be maintained at the pre—pandemic levels during the downturn in strict terms. we all recognise a contracting economy means a relative contraction in our aid budget. but
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what the chancellor and premise that asking the house to agree goes beyond that. to impose a new target of 0.5% and to create entirely new criteria for ever returning to 0.7%. in effect, the chancellor is proposing a double lock against reverting to 0.7%. the written ministerial statement makes it clear britain will only go back to 0.7% when public debt is falling as a percentage and there is a current budget surplus. let me make this point and the prime minister can intervene, on the former point, the obr intervene, on the former point, the 0br does not predict public debt falling as a percentage of gdp until 2024. if falling as a percentage of gdp until 202a. if you want intervene, i am ready. that would mean it won't happen in any year in this parliament. i am clear about that. anybody want intervene? that is the obr anybody want intervene? that is the
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0br recommendation. anybody want intervene? that is the obr recommendation.— anybody want intervene? that is the obr recommendation. perhaps he can hel me in obr recommendation. perhaps he can help me in ascertaining _ obr recommendation. perhaps he can help me in ascertaining whether - help me in ascertaining whether those _ help me in ascertaining whether those targets would have been met in the last— those targets would have been met in the last 20 _ those targets would have been met in the last 20 years? well, _ the last 20 years? well, it is a very good point that i am going to come onto. it is once in the 20 years. there are two points here. the 0br, does not predict a fall of bet as a percentage of gdp until 2024 to anybody voting tonight, pretending to themselves that this is temporary and it will be changed in a year or two is not looking at the facts. if anybody wants to intervene and save the 0br has got it wrong, please do so, including a self play minister. on the second point, the 0br does not forecast a current surplus for the entire forecast period. in fact, there is no expected timeline for that cattina to be met at all. what
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the chancellor is setting out today isn't a temporary cutting overseas aid, it's an indefinite cut. on the very point, let me remind the house, there have only been five times in there have only been five times in the last 30 years that a current budget surplus has been drawn. four of them under a labour government and one and that the conservatives. their chances of these criteria being met and that it conservative chancellor at remote at best. the more so because their statements create an artificial £4.3 billion fiscal penalty for any chancellor who secretively balance the budget. this is an indefinite cut, it is not going to reverse next year of the year after and there is no contrary argument however much the prime minister shakes his head. mr speaker, this is notjust about economic necessity, it is a political choice that is being made. it is a choice that is not against our national interest but it further
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erodes trust in our politics and that brings me to my third point which is trust. there is a central divide in british politics and world between those who value truth, integrity and honesty and those who baskin integrity and honesty and those who bask in breaking them. we were all elected on manifestos that commit to the 0.7% target. i am proud to have stood on that commitment and i know many honourable members are as well. let me quote the conservative manifesto. we will proudly maintain our commitment to spend 0.7% of gni on development, page 53. don't shake your head. that is not equivocal, it isn't conditional, it is a clear promise to the voters, it should be honoured. if it's not, where does that leave us? there are countless examples of the prime minister breaking his promises. no hardboard
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on the abc, no cuts to armed forces. already prepared planned for social care. —— no hardboard on the irish sea. it matters to the british people that they can trust the prime minister. it matters to our reputation around the globe that the word of the british government will hold in good times and bad. today, the house has the chance to stand up for a better kind of politics, for the national interest, to do what we know is right and on our commitments to the world was my poorest. when this division is called the cb, labour would do so and i urge all members to do so.— labour would do so and i urge all members to do so. thank you, mr seaker. members to do so. thank you, mr speaker- can _ members to do so. thank you, mr speaker- can i _ members to do so. thank you, mr speaker. can i remind _ members to do so. thank you, mr speaker. can i remind all- members to do so. thank you, mrl speaker. can i remind all members there is a three minute limit. theresa may. thank you to you and the government are enabling us to have this _ the government are enabling us to have this debate today. i stood on a manifesto _ have this debate today. i stood on a
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manifesto to maintain international aid funding of 0.7% of gni. notjust that, _ aid funding of 0.7% of gni. notjust that, we— aid funding of 0.7% of gni. notjust that, we said we would proudly maintain — that, we said we would proudly maintain our commitment to spend 07%— maintain our commitment to spend 07% on— maintain our commitment to spend 0.7% on development. only last year the pandemic hit, it had an immediate negative effect on the economy — immediate negative effect on the economy. in september 2020, when that effect— economy. in september 2020, when that effect on the economy had been seen, _ that effect on the economy had been seen. when — that effect on the economy had been seen, when public spending was increasing, when the government was borrowing _ increasing, when the government was borrowing hundreds of billions of pounds. — borrowing hundreds of billions of pounds, the government confirmed in its response _ pounds, the government confirmed in its response to that for the report of the _ its response to that for the report of the international development select— of the international development select committee, it would know that a manifesto commitment saying a commitment enshrined in law and want to wish— commitment enshrined in law and want to wish the _ commitment enshrined in law and want to wish the new department would honour— to wish the new department would honour its— to wish the new department would honour its responsibilities, it went on to— honour its responsibilities, it went on to say— honour its responsibilities, it went on to say it — honour its responsibilities, it went on to say it was investing that 0.7% was at _ on to say it was investing that 0.7% was at the — on to say it was investing that 0.7% was at the heart of the vision of the government is's integrated review— the government is's integrated review for the uk is an active internationalist problem solving and burden— internationalist problem solving and burden sharing nation. where is that they do— burden sharing nation. where is that they do now? the government has turned _ they do now? the government has turned its —
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they do now? the government has turned its back on some of the poorest— turned its back on some of the poorest in— turned its back on some of the poorest in the world. with gni falling. — poorest in the world. with gni falling, ourfunding poorest in the world. with gni falling, our funding for aid was falling — falling, our funding for aid was falling in — falling, our funding for aid was falling in any case. to reduce it to 05%— falling in any case. to reduce it to 05% is— falling in any case. to reduce it to 05% is a — falling in any case. to reduce it to 0.5% is a double blow. this isn't about— 0.5% is a double blow. this isn't about palaces for dictators and vanity— about palaces for dictators and vanity project, it is about what cuts _ vanity project, it is about what cuts to — vanity project, it is about what cuts to funding me, more girls and troys _ cuts to funding me, more girls and troys will— cuts to funding me, more girls and boys will become slaves, more children— boys will become slaves, more children will go hungry and more of the poorest people in the world will die. the poorest people in the world will die the _ the poorest people in the world will die. the government has promised what _ die. the government has promised what they— die. the government has promised what they see as a compromise and i am grateful— what they see as a compromise and i am grateful to the chancellor for speaking — am grateful to the chancellor for speaking to me last night. i asked how long — speaking to me last night. i asked how long it'll take before the test is met— how long it'll take before the test is met and — how long it'll take before the test is met and i was told, four to five years— is met and i was told, four to five years trut— is met and i was told, four to five years but it — is met and i was told, four to five years but it could be sooner. if the motion _ years but it could be sooner. if the motion is — years but it could be sooner. if the motion is defeated, it will be 0.7% from _ motion is defeated, it will be 0.7% from january next year. the government appears to be saying to us, we _ government appears to be saying to us, we can't — government appears to be saying to us, we can't afford 0.7% next year because _ us, we can't afford 0.7% next year because the — us, we can't afford 0.7% next year because the economy is doing so badly— because the economy is doing so badly that — because the economy is doing so badly that the economy is doing so well we _ badly that the economy is doing so well we could restore 0.7% very soon _ well we could restore 0.7% very soon the — well we could restore 0.7% very soon. the government can't have it both ways —
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soon. the government can't have it both ways i— soon. the government can't have it both ways. i certainly doubt whether the tests _ both ways. i certainly doubt whether the tests will ever be met in five years _ the tests will ever be met in five years time _ the tests will ever be met in five years time. it means a recovery in economy— years time. it means a recovery in economy but— years time. it means a recovery in economy but also on the government raining _ economy but also on the government raining its— economy but also on the government raining its inclination to increase its public — raining its inclination to increase its public spending for some we are told they— its public spending for some we are told they will be by the consequences for tax and public spending — consequences for tax and public spending if this motion is defeated tonight _ spending if this motion is defeated tonight. we borrowed £400 billion, where _ tonight. we borrowed £400 billion, where other dire warnings about that? _ where other dire warnings about that? £4— where other dire warnings about that? £4 billion is really bad news, 400 billion, — that? £4 billion is really bad news, 400 billion, who cares? finally, the two tests— 400 billion, who cares? finally, the two tests have only been met in one calendar— two tests have only been met in one calendar year in the last 20. i have been _ calendar year in the last 20. i have been in _ calendar year in the last 20. i have been in this— calendar year in the last 20. i have been in this house for nearly a quarter— been in this house for nearly a quarter of— been in this house for nearly a quarter of a century. during that time _ quarter of a century. during that time i_ quarter of a century. during that time i have _ quarter of a century. during that time i have never voted against a three _ time i have never voted against a three line — time i have never voted against a three line whip from a party. as prime _ three line whip from a party. as prime minister i suffered at the hands _ prime minister i suffered at the hands of— prime minister i suffered at the hands of rebels, i know what it is like to— hands of rebels, i know what it is like to see — hands of rebels, i know what it is like to see party colleagues voting against _ like to see party colleagues voting against their government. we made a promise _ against their government. we made a promise to _ against their government. we made a promise to the poorest people in the world, _ promise to the poorest people in the world, the _ promise to the poorest people in the world, the government has broken
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that promise, this motion means that promise _ that promise, this motion means that promise may be broken for years to come _ promise may be broken for years to come with — promise may be broken for years to come. with deep regret, i will vote against _ come. with deep regret, i will vote against the — come. with deep regret, i will vote against the motion today. | come. with deep regret, i will vote against the motion today.— come. with deep regret, i will vote against the motion today. i now come to snp's spokesperson. _ against the motion today. i now come to snp's spokesperson. there - against the motion today. i now come to snp's spokesperson. there is - against the motion today. i now come to snp's spokesperson. there is not l to snp's spokesperson. there is not a sinale to snp's spokesperson. there is not a single nation _ to snp's spokesperson. there is not a single nation on _ to snp's spokesperson. there is not a single nation on the _ to snp's spokesperson. there is not a single nation on the planet - to snp's spokesperson. there is not a single nation on the planet that i a single nation on the planet that has escaped _ a single nation on the planet that has escaped the _ a single nation on the planet that has escaped the devastation - a single nation on the planet that has escaped the devastation of l a single nation on the planet that l has escaped the devastation of this global— has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic _ has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic and _ has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic and that _ has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic and that is - has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic and that is not- has escaped the devastation of this global pandemic and that is not a l global pandemic and that is not a single _ global pandemic and that is not a single person _ global pandemic and that is not a single person that _ global pandemic and that is not a single person that is _ global pandemic and that is not a single person that is pretending i global pandemic and that is not a . single person that is pretending the challenge _ single person that is pretending the challenge of— single person that is pretending the challenge of recovery _ single person that is pretending the challenge of recovery from - single person that is pretending the challenge of recovery from is - single person that is pretending the challenge of recovery from is easy. | challenge of recovery from is easy. we know _ challenge of recovery from is easy. we know it — challenge of recovery from is easy. we know it has _ challenge of recovery from is easy. we know it has been _ challenge of recovery from is easy. we know it has been the _ challenge of recovery from is easy. we know it has been the poorest. challenge of recovery from is easy. j we know it has been the poorest in our own— we know it has been the poorest in our own society _ we know it has been the poorest in our own society have _ we know it has been the poorest in our own society have been - we know it has been the poorest in our own society have been hit - our own society have been hit hardest — our own society have been hit hardest over— our own society have been hit hardest over the _ our own society have been hit hardest over the last - our own society have been hit hardest over the last 18 - our own society have been hit l hardest over the last 18 months our own society have been hit - hardest over the last 18 months and this has— hardest over the last 18 months and this has been— hardest over the last 18 months and this has been replicated _ hardest over the last 18 months and this has been replicated across- hardest over the last 18 months and this has been replicated across thel this has been replicated across the globe _ this has been replicated across the globe ineguality— this has been replicated across the globe. inequality has _ this has been replicated across the globe. inequality has widened, - globe. inequality has widened, minutes— globe. inequality has widened, minutes having _ globe. inequality has widened, minutes having been _ globe. inequality has widened, minutes having been pushed . globe. inequality has widened, . minutes having been pushed into poverty. — minutes having been pushed into poverty. it — minutes having been pushed into poverty. it is _ minutes having been pushed into poverty. it is the _ minutes having been pushed into poverty, it is the poorest- minutes having been pushed into poverty, it is the poorest and - minutes having been pushed into. poverty, it is the poorest and most vulnerable — poverty, it is the poorest and most vulnerable that _ poverty, it is the poorest and most vulnerable that are _ poverty, it is the poorest and most vulnerable that are dying. - poverty, it is the poorest and most vulnerable that are dying. we - poverty, it is the poorest and most| vulnerable that are dying. we need poverty, it is the poorest and most. vulnerable that are dying. we need a global— vulnerable that are dying. we need a global recovery — vulnerable that are dying. we need a global recovery that _ vulnerable that are dying. we need a global recovery that spills _ vulnerable that are dying. we need a global recovery that spills forward i global recovery that spills forward better. _ global recovery that spills forward better, create _ global recovery that spills forward better, create a _ global recovery that spills forward better, create a fairer _ global recovery that spills forward better, create a fairer and - global recovery that spills forward better, create a fairer and more l better, create a fairer and more sustainable _ better, create a fairer and more sustainable world, _ better, create a fairer and more sustainable world, and - better, create a fairer and more i sustainable world, and ultimately honours _ sustainable world, and ultimately honours the — sustainable world, and ultimately honours the millions _ sustainable world, and ultimately honours the millions who - sustainable world, and ultimately honours the millions who have i sustainable world, and ultimately. honours the millions who have lost or are _ honours the millions who have lost or are losing — honours the millions who have lost orare losing their— honours the millions who have lost or are losing their lives _ honours the millions who have lost or are losing their lives to - honours the millions who have lost or are losing their lives to this - or are losing their lives to this terrible — or are losing their lives to this terrible pandemic. _ or are losing their lives to this terrible pandemic. in- or are losing their lives to this terrible pandemic. in order. or are losing their lives to this terrible pandemic. in orderto| or are losing their lives to this . terrible pandemic. in order to do this. _ terrible pandemic. in order to do this. the — terrible pandemic. in order to do this, the wealthiest _ terrible pandemic. in order to do this, the wealthiest countries - terrible pandemic. in order to do this, the wealthiest countries ini this, the wealthiest countries in
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the world — this, the wealthiest countries in the world of— this, the wealthiest countries in the world of which _ this, the wealthiest countries in the world of which the - this, the wealthiest countries in the world of which the uk - this, the wealthiest countries in the world of which the uk is- this, the wealthiest countries in| the world of which the uk is one more _ the world of which the uk is one more step— the world of which the uk is one more step up— the world of which the uk is one more step up to— the world of which the uk is one more step up to tackle - the world of which the uk is one more step up to tackle the - the world of which the uk is one j more step up to tackle the great challenges — more step up to tackle the great challenges facing _ more step up to tackle the great challenges facing humanity- more step up to tackle the great challenges facing humanity not i more step up to tackle the great - challenges facing humanity not step away _ challenges facing humanity not step away. however. _ challenges facing humanity not step away. however. it— challenges facing humanity not step away. however, it is— challenges facing humanity not step away. however, it is with _ challenges facing humanity not step away. however, it is with the - away. however, it is with the deepest _ away. however, it is with the deepest regret— away. however, it is with the deepest regret this _ away. however, it is with the deepest regret this uk - away. however, it is with the - deepest regret this uk government colours _ deepest regret this uk government colours cut— deepest regret this uk government colours cut is — deepest regret this uk government colours cut is not _ deepest regret this uk government colours cut is not only _ deepest regret this uk government colours cut is not onlyjeopardisingl colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts — colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts but _ colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts but it _ colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts but it also _ colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts but it also among - colours cut is not onlyjeopardising its efforts but it also among the i its efforts but it also among the poorest — its efforts but it also among the poorest and _ its efforts but it also among the poorest and most _ its efforts but it also among the poorest and most vulnerable i its efforts but it also among the i poorest and most vulnerable people in the _ poorest and most vulnerable people in the world — poorest and most vulnerable people in the world will— poorest and most vulnerable people in the world will pay— poorest and most vulnerable people in the world will pay the _ poorest and most vulnerable people in the world will pay the ultimate i in the world will pay the ultimate price~ _ in the world will pay the ultimate price mr— in the world will pay the ultimate price. mr speaker, _ in the world will pay the ultimate price. mr speaker, make - in the world will pay the ultimate price. mr speaker, make no- in the world will pay the ultimate i price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these _ price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards _ price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards will— price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards will cost _ price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards will cost lives. _ price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards will cost lives. the - price. mr speaker, make no mistake, these cards will cost lives. the uk- these cards will cost lives. the uk government— these cards will cost lives. the uk government is— these cards will cost lives. the uk government is making _ these cards will cost lives. the uk government is making a - these cards will cost lives. the uki government is making a desperate effort _ government is making a desperate effort to— government is making a desperate effort to stay — government is making a desperate effort to stay it _ government is making a desperate effort to stay it is _ government is making a desperate effort to stay it is necessity- government is making a desperate effort to stay it is necessity to i effort to stay it is necessity to cut it — effort to stay it is necessity to cut it to — effort to stay it is necessity to cut it to 0.5%. _ effort to stay it is necessity to cut it to 0.5%. they _ effort to stay it is necessity to cut it to 0.5%. they are - effort to stay it is necessity to i cut it to 0.5%. they are desperate to talk— cut it to 0.5%. they are desperate to talk about — cut it to 0.5%. they are desperate to talk about fiscal— cut it to 0.5%. they are desperate to talk about fiscal tests, - to talk about fiscal tests, borrowing _ to talk about fiscal tests, borrowing levels - to talk about fiscal tests, borrowing levels and i to talk about fiscal tests, borrowing levels and taxl to talk about fiscal tests, - borrowing levels and tax receipts but they— borrowing levels and tax receipts but they don't _ borrowing levels and tax receipts but they don't want _ borrowing levels and tax receipts but they don't want to _ borrowing levels and tax receipts but they don't want to address i borrowing levels and tax receipts. but they don't want to address the questions — but they don't want to address the questions that _ but they don't want to address the questions that put _ but they don't want to address the questions that put them _ but they don't want to address the questions that put them to - but they don't want to address the | questions that put them to shame. how many— questions that put them to shame. how many children _ questions that put them to shame. how many children will— questions that put them to shame. how many children will go - questions that put them to shame. how many children will go without i questions that put them to shame. . how many children will go without an education. _ how many children will go without an education. how— how many children will go without an education, how many— how many children will go without an education, how many girls _ how many children will go without an education, how many girls will - how many children will go without an education, how many girls will be i education, how many girls will be forced _ education, how many girls will be forced into— education, how many girls will be forced into an _ education, how many girls will be forced into an unwanted - education, how many girls will be i forced into an unwanted marriages and teenage — forced into an unwanted marriages and teenage pregnancies? - forced into an unwanted marriages and teenage pregnancies? how- forced into an unwanted marriages i and teenage pregnancies? how many individuals— and teenage pregnancies? how many individuals will— and teenage pregnancies? how many individuals will die _ and teenage pregnancies? how many individuals will die needlessly - individuals will die needlessly because — individuals will die needlessly because of— individuals will die needlessly because of this _ individuals will die needlessly because of this government'sj because of this government's decision? _ because of this government's decision? these _ because of this government's decision? these are - because of this government'sl decision? these are questions because of this government's i decision? these are questions the government— decision? these are questions the government has— decision? these are questions the government has been— decision? these are questions the government has been running i decision? these are questions the i government has been running away from just— government has been running away from just as — government has been running away from just as it — government has been running away from just as it has _ government has been running away from just as it has been— government has been running away from just as it has been running i from just as it has been running
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away— from just as it has been running away from — from just as it has been running away from this _ from just as it has been running away from this vote _ from just as it has been running away from this vote for - from just as it has been running away from this vote for the i from just as it has been running away from this vote for the last| from just as it has been running i away from this vote for the last six months _ away from this vote for the last six months it— away from this vote for the last six months. it should _ away from this vote for the last six months. it should simply- away from this vote for the last six months. it should simply never- away from this vote for the last six i months. it should simply never have come _ months. it should simply never have come to— months. it should simply never have come to this — months. it should simply never have come to this. this _ months. it should simply never have come to this. this pattern _ months. it should simply never have come to this. this pattern i- come to this. this pattern i should have _ come to this. this pattern i should have had _ come to this. this pattern i should have had an — come to this. this pattern i should have had an aid _ come to this. this pattern i should have had an aid code _ come to this. this pattern i should have had an aid code before - come to this. this pattern i should have had an aid code before it- come to this. this pattern i should have had an aid code before it wasj have had an aid code before it was implemented _ have had an aid code before it was implemented but— have had an aid code before it was implemented but instead - have had an aid code before it was implemented but instead they- have had an aid code before it was- implemented but instead they pressed ahead with _ implemented but instead they pressed ahead with austerity— implemented but instead they pressed ahead with austerity on _ implemented but instead they pressed ahead with austerity on world's - implemented but instead they pressed ahead with austerity on world's most l ahead with austerity on world's most poorest— ahead with austerity on world's most poorest people _ ahead with austerity on world's most poorest people. without _ ahead with austerity on world's most| poorest people. without consultation with those _ poorest people. without consultation with those most— poorest people. without consultation with those most in _ poorest people. without consultation with those most in need, _ poorest people. without consultation with those most in need, without i poorest people. without consultation with those most in need, without ani with those most in need, without an impact _ with those most in need, without an impact assessment, _ with those most in need, without an impact assessment, this _ with those most in need, without anl impact assessment, this government made _ impact assessment, this government made their— impact assessment, this government made their decision _ impact assessment, this government made their decision based _ impact assessment, this government made their decision based on - impact assessment, this government made their decision based on a - made their decision based on a treasury— made their decision based on a treasury spreadsheet and - made their decision based on a treasury spreadsheet and withl made their decision based on a i treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke _ treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke of— treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke of a _ treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke of a pen _ treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke of a pen signed - treasury spreadsheet and with a stroke of a pen signed the - treasury spreadsheet and with a| stroke of a pen signed the death sentence — stroke of a pen signed the death sentence on _ stroke of a pen signed the death sentence on a _ stroke of a pen signed the death sentence on a policy _ stroke of a pen signed the death sentence on a policy that - stroke of a pen signed the death sentence on a policy that will. stroke of a pen signed the death. sentence on a policy that will lead to 1 sentence on a policy that will lead tol million — sentence on a policy that will lead to 1 million excessive _ sentence on a policy that will lead toi million excessive children's i toi million excessive children's deaths~ — toi million excessive children's deaths~ for— toi million excessive children's deaths. for those _ toi million excessive children's deaths. for those who - toi million excessive children's deaths. for those who are i deaths. for those who are considering _ deaths. for those who are considering voting - deaths. for those who are considering voting in i deaths. for those who are i considering voting in favour of deaths. for those who are - considering voting in favour of this motion _ considering voting in favour of this motion here — considering voting in favour of this motion here today, _ considering voting in favour of this motion here today, reflect - considering voting in favour of this motion here today, reflect on i considering voting in favour of this| motion here today, reflect on this. are you _ motion here today, reflect on this. are you building _ motion here today, reflect on this. are you building forward _ motion here today, reflect on this. are you building forward and - motion here today, reflect on this. i are you building forward and leaving no one _ are you building forward and leaving no one behave — are you building forward and leaving no one behave in _ are you building forward and leaving no one behave in a _ are you building forward and leaving no one behave in a global— are you building forward and leaving no one behave in a global strategy? | no one behave in a global strategy? are you _ no one behave in a global strategy? are you honouring _ no one behave in a global strategy? are you honouring the _ no one behave in a global strategy? are you honouring the millions i no one behave in a global strategy? are you honouring the millions who| are you honouring the millions who are losing _ are you honouring the millions who are losing their— are you honouring the millions who are losing their lives— are you honouring the millions who are losing their lives and _ are you honouring the millions who are losing their lives and many- are you honouring the millions who| are losing their lives and many more millions— are losing their lives and many more millions who — are losing their lives and many more millions who will— are losing their lives and many more millions who will lose _ are losing their lives and many more millions who will lose their - millions who will lose their livelihoods _ millions who will lose their livelihoods as _ millions who will lose their livelihoods as well- millions who will lose their livelihoods as well as - millions who will lose their livelihoods as well as the l millions who will lose their i livelihoods as well as the result millions who will lose their - livelihoods as well as the result of this pandemic? _ livelihoods as well as the result of this pandemic? are _ livelihoods as well as the result of this pandemic? are you _ livelihoods as well as the result of this pandemic? are you happy- livelihoods as well as the result of this pandemic? are you happy to. livelihoods as well as the result of i this pandemic? are you happy to sign that that _ this pandemic? are you happy to sign that that sentence? _ this pandemic? are you happy to sign that that sentence? mr— this pandemic? are you happy to sign that that sentence? mr speaker, i that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look— that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look at _ that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look at a _ that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look at a few _ that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look at a few examples i that that sentence? mr speaker, let's look at a few examples on i
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that that sentence? mr speaker, i let's look at a few examples on what has been _ let's look at a few examples on what has been cancelled. _ let's look at a few examples on what has been cancelled. yemen - let's look at a few examples on what has been cancelled. yemen is - let's look at a few examples on what has been cancelled. yemen is a i has been cancelled. yemen is a world's— has been cancelled. yemen is a world's worst _ has been cancelled. yemen is a world's worst humanitarian i has been cancelled. yemen is a i world's worst humanitarian disaster with 20 _ world's worst humanitarian disaster with 20 million— world's worst humanitarian disaster with 20 million people _ world's worst humanitarian disaster with 20 million people suffering i with 20 million people suffering from _ with 20 million people suffering from hunger— with 20 million people suffering from hunger and _ with 20 million people suffering from hunger and malnutrition. with 20 million people suffering i from hunger and malnutrition and many— from hunger and malnutrition and many of— from hunger and malnutrition and many of them _ from hunger and malnutrition and many of them are _ from hunger and malnutrition and many of them are facing - from hunger and malnutrition and many of them are facing famine l from hunger and malnutrition and i many of them are facing famine after years— many of them are facing famine after years of— many of them are facing famine after years of war — many of them are facing famine after years of war. despite _ many of them are facing famine after years of war. despite this, _ many of them are facing famine after years of war. despite this, the - many of them are facing famine after years of war. despite this, the uk i years of war. despite this, the uk government— years of war. despite this, the uk government has— years of war. despite this, the uk government has slashed - years of war. despite this, the uk government has slashed its - government has slashed its humanitarian _ government has slashed its humanitarian funding - government has slashed its humanitarian funding by. government has slashed itsi humanitarian funding by over government has slashed its - humanitarian funding by over 60%. the un _ humanitarian funding by over 60%. the un secretary— humanitarian funding by over 60%. the un secretary general- humanitarian funding by over 60%. the un secretary general when i humanitarian funding by over 60%. the un secretary general when hel the un secretary general when he said. _ the un secretary general when he said. millions— the un secretary general when he said, millions of— the un secretary general when he said, millions of yemeni _ the un secretary general when he said, millions of yemeni children, | said, millions of yemeni children, women _ said, millions of yemeni children, women and — said, millions of yemeni children, women and men— said, millions of yemeni children, women and men desperately- said, millions of yemeni children, | women and men desperately need said, millions of yemeni children, i women and men desperately need aid to live _ women and men desperately need aid to live cutting — women and men desperately need aid to live. cutting aid _ women and men desperately need aid to live. cutting aid is— women and men desperately need aid to live. cutting aid is a _ women and men desperately need aid to live. cutting aid is a death - to live. cutting aid is a death sentence _ to live. cutting aid is a death sentence. given _ to live. cutting aid is a death sentence. given 400,000 i to live. cutting aid is a death - sentence. given 400,000 children under— sentence. given 400,000 children under five — sentence. given 400,000 children under five may— sentence. given 400,000 children under five may starve _ sentence. given 400,000 children under five may starve to _ sentence. given 400,000 children under five may starve to death i sentence. given 400,000 children under five may starve to death in l under five may starve to death in yemen— under five may starve to death in yemen alone _ under five may starve to death in yemen alone this _ under five may starve to death in yemen alone this year— under five may starve to death in yemen alone this year how - under five may starve to death in yemen alone this year how can . under five may starve to death in i yemen alone this year how can this government— yemen alone this year how can this government defend _ yemen alone this year how can this government defend itself? - yemen alone this year how can this government defend itself? he i yemen alone this year how can this government defend itself? he makes a aood oint government defend itself? he makes a good point about— government defend itself? he makes a good point about yemen _ government defend itself? he makes a good point about yemen although - government defend itself? he makes a good point about yemen although it. good point about yemen although it should _ good point about yemen although it should be _ good point about yemen although it should be acknowledged that the amount_ should be acknowledged that the amount of the uk gave to yemen was well in _ amount of the uk gave to yemen was well in excess of what we budgeted for and _ well in excess of what we budgeted for and we — well in excess of what we budgeted for and we have a generous record. that he _ for and we have a generous record. that he not— for and we have a generous record. that he not agree that it isn'tjust a question— that he not agree that it isn'tjust a question of emergency aid, if we are to _ a question of emergency aid, if we are to find — a question of emergency aid, if we are to find peace in that country, we need — are to find peace in that country, we need to— are to find peace in that country, we need to give aid for the
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reconstruction of that country to keep— reconstruction of that country to keep it — reconstruction of that country to keep it out — reconstruction of that country to keep it out of civil war in future? it is the — keep it out of civil war in future? it is the wrong time to be able to step up— it is the wrong time to be able to step up without necessary money. ithank— step up without necessary money. i thank the — step up without necessary money. i thank the honourable member for his comments _ i thank the honourable member for his comments and _ i thank the honourable member for his comments and i— i thank the honourable member for his comments and i agree - i thank the honourable member for his comments and i agree with- i thank the honourable member for. his comments and i agree with every point _ his comments and i agree with every point he _ his comments and i agree with every point he makes _ his comments and i agree with every point he makes. it— his comments and i agree with every point he makes. it is— his comments and i agree with every point he makes. it is a _ his comments and i agree with every point he makes. it is a national- point he makes. it is a national security— point he makes. it is a national security interest _ point he makes. it is a national security interest to _ point he makes. it is a national security interest to step - point he makes. it is a national security interest to step up. . point he makes. it is a nationall security interest to step up. the point he makes. it is a national- security interest to step up. the uk goverhmeht's— security interest to step up. the uk government's funding _ security interest to step up. the uk government's funding to _ security interest to step up. the uk government's funding to the - security interest to step up. the uk government's funding to the un . security interest to step up. the uki government's funding to the un has security interest to step up. the uk . government's funding to the un has a population— government's funding to the un has a mutation fund — government's funding to the un has a population fund which _ government's funding to the un has a population fund which provides - population fund which provides contraceptives _ population fund which provides contraceptives globally - population fund which provides contraceptives globally has - population fund which provides i contraceptives globally has been population fund which provides - contraceptives globally has been cut by 85%~ _ contraceptives globally has been cut by 85%~ yes. — contraceptives globally has been cut by 85%. yes. you _ contraceptives globally has been cut by 85%. yes, you heard _ contraceptives globally has been cut by 85%. yes, you heard that - by 85%. yes, you heard that correctly _ by 85%. yes, you heard that correctly. the _ by 85%. yes, you heard that correctly. the un _ by 85%. yes, you heard that correctly. the un stated - by 85%. yes, you heard that . correctly. the un stated these by 85%. yes, you heard that - correctly. the un stated these cuts will be _ correctly. the un stated these cuts will be devastating _ correctly. the un stated these cuts will be devastating for— correctly. the un stated these cuts will be devastating for women - correctly. the un stated these cuts will be devastating for women andi will be devastating for women and -irls will be devastating for women and girls and _ will be devastating for women and girls and their— will be devastating for women and girls and their families _ will be devastating for women and girls and their families across - will be devastating for women and girls and their families across the i girls and their families across the world _ girls and their families across the world the — girls and their families across the world. the money— girls and their families across the world. the money that _ girls and their families across the world. the money that has- girls and their families across the world. the money that has beenl world. the money that has been withheld — world. the money that has been withheld by— world. the money that has been withheld by this _ world. the money that has been withheld by this government - world. the money that has been. withheld by this government would have helped — withheld by this government would have helped prevent— withheld by this government would have helped prevent a _ withheld by this government would have helped prevent a quarter- withheld by this government would have helped prevent a quarter of. withheld by this government would have helped prevent a quarter of a| have helped prevent a quarter of a million _ have helped prevent a quarter of a million child — have helped prevent a quarter of a million child and _ have helped prevent a quarter of a million child and maternal- have helped prevent a quarter of a million child and maternal deaths. i million child and maternal deaths. preventing — million child and maternal deaths. preventing nearly— million child and maternal deaths. preventing nearly 50 _ million child and maternal deaths. preventing nearly 50 million - preventing nearly 50 million unintended _ preventing nearly 50 million unintended pregnancies- preventing nearly 50 million unintended pregnancies andi preventing nearly 50 million - unintended pregnancies and prevent over 4— unintended pregnancies and prevent over 4 mitiion— unintended pregnancies and prevent over 4 million unsafe _ unintended pregnancies and prevent over 4 million unsafe abortions. - over 4 million unsafe abortions. just to— over 4 million unsafe abortions. just to show— over 4 million unsafe abortions. just to show how _ over 4 million unsafe abortions. just to show how ridiculous - over 4 million unsafe abortions. i just to show how ridiculous these cuts are, — just to show how ridiculous these cuts are, tens _ just to show how ridiculous these cuts are, tens of _
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just to show how ridiculous these cuts are, tens of thousands - just to show how ridiculous these cuts are, tens of thousands of. cuts are, tens of thousands of people — cuts are, tens of thousands of pebble are _ cuts are, tens of thousands of people are likely— cuts are, tens of thousands of people are likely to _ cuts are, tens of thousands of people are likely to die - cuts are, tens of thousands of- people are likely to die needlessly due to _ people are likely to die needlessly due to the — people are likely to die needlessly due to the fact _ people are likely to die needlessly due to the fact that _ people are likely to die needlessly due to the fact that nearly- people are likely to die needlessly due to the fact that nearly 300 - due to the fact that nearly 300 million — due to the fact that nearly 300 million doses— due to the fact that nearly 300 million doses of— due to the fact that nearly 300 million doses of medicine - due to the fact that nearly 300 million doses of medicine for. due to the fact that nearly 300 . million doses of medicine for the treatment— million doses of medicine for the treatment of— million doses of medicine for the treatment of neglected - million doses of medicine for the treatment of neglected diseases| million doses of medicine for the l treatment of neglected diseases in africa _ treatment of neglected diseases in africa are — treatment of neglected diseases in africa are at — treatment of neglected diseases in africa are at risk _ treatment of neglected diseases in africa are at risk of _ treatment of neglected diseases in africa are at risk of expiring - africa are at risk of expiring because _ africa are at risk of expiring because the _ africa are at risk of expiring because the foreign - africa are at risk of expiring because the foreign 0ffice| africa are at risk of expiring i because the foreign office has announced _ because the foreign office has announced it _ because the foreign office has announced it is _ because the foreign office has announced it is withdrawing i because the foreign office has- announced it is withdrawing almost entirely— announced it is withdrawing almost entirety its — announced it is withdrawing almost entirely its allocated _ announced it is withdrawing almost entirely its allocated funding. - announced it is withdrawing almost entirely its allocated funding. the i entirely its allocated funding. the uk government— entirely its allocated funding. the uk government has— entirely its allocated funding. the uk government has not— entirely its allocated funding. the | uk government has not confirmed exoerimentsm _ uk government has not confirmed experiments... what _ uk government has not confirmed experiments... what an _ uk government has not confirmed experiments... what an utter- uk government has not confirmed. experiments... what an utter folly, in absence — experiments... what an utter folly, in absence of— experiments... what an utter folly, in absence of simple _ experiments... what an utter folly, in absence of simple human - experiments... what an utter folly, l in absence of simple human decency. for those _ in absence of simple human decency. for those voting _ in absence of simple human decency. for those voting this _ in absence of simple human decency. for those voting this motion - in absence of simple human decency. for those voting this motion today, . for those voting this motion today, tell this _ for those voting this motion today, tell this to— for those voting this motion today, tell this to your _ for those voting this motion today, tell this to your constituents - tell this to your constituents because _ tell this to your constituents because these _ tell this to your constituents because these are _ tell this to your constituents because these are the - tell this to your constituents i because these are the simple tell this to your constituents - because these are the simple facts. there _ because these are the simple facts. there are _ because these are the simple facts. there are three _ because these are the simple facts. there are three examples _ because these are the simple facts. there are three examples that - because these are the simple facts. there are three examples that justl there are three examples that just clever— there are three examples that just ciever women's— there are three examples that just clever women's reproductive - there are three examples that justj clever women's reproductive rights and humanitarian _ clever women's reproductive rights and humanitarian assistance. - clever women's reproductive rightsi and humanitarian assistance. these cuts are _ and humanitarian assistance. these cuts are happening _ and humanitarian assistance. these cuts are happening across - and humanitarian assistance. these cuts are happening across the - and humanitarian assistance. these| cuts are happening across the board with programmes _ cuts are happening across the board with programmes that _ cuts are happening across the board with programmes that eradicate - with programmes that eradicate poverty. — with programmes that eradicate poverty. prevent _ with programmes that eradicate poverty, prevent conflict - with programmes that eradicate poverty, prevent conflict and i with programmes that eradicate . poverty, prevent conflict and even combating — poverty, prevent conflict and even combating climate _ poverty, prevent conflict and even combating climate change - poverty, prevent conflict and even combating climate change in- poverty, prevent conflict and even combating climate change in the l poverty, prevent conflict and even i combating climate change in the year we are _ combating climate change in the year we are hosting — combating climate change in the year we are hosting c0p26 _ combating climate change in the year we are hosting c0p26 in— combating climate change in the year we are hosting c0p26 in glasgow. - we are hosting c0p26 in glasgow. each budget— we are hosting c0p26 in glasgow. each budget reduced, _ we are hosting c0p26 in glasgow. each budget reduced, each - we are hosting c0p26 in glasgow. | each budget reduced, each project scaied _ each budget reduced, each project scaled back, —
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each budget reduced, each project scaled back, each _ each budget reduced, each project scaled back, each programme - each budget reduced, each project scaled back, each programme can| scaled back, each programme can solve' _ scaled back, each programme can solve, a _ scaled back, each programme can solve, a toss— scaled back, each programme can solve, a toss of— scaled back, each programme can solve, a loss of expertise - scaled back, each programme can solve, a loss of expertise and - solve, a loss of expertise and fundamentally, _ solve, a loss of expertise and fundamentally, a _ solve, a loss of expertise and fundamentally, a loss - solve, a loss of expertise and fundamentally, a loss of - solve, a loss of expertise andi fundamentally, a loss of trust. solve, a loss of expertise and - fundamentally, a loss of trust. this so-caiied _ fundamentally, a loss of trust. this so—called temporary— fundamentally, a loss of trust. this so—called temporary measure - fundamentally, a loss of trust. this so—called temporary measure will. so—called temporary measure will inftict _ so—called temporary measure will inflict long—term _ so—called temporary measure will inflict long—term damage - so—called temporary measure will inflict long—term damage and - inflict long—term damage and long-term _ inflict long—term damage and long-term pain _ inflict long—term damage and long—term pain and _ inflict long—term damage and long—term pain and suffering| inflict long—term damage and - long—term pain and suffering which is why— long—term pain and suffering which is why this — long—term pain and suffering which is why this cuts _ long—term pain and suffering which is why this cuts must _ long—term pain and suffering which is why this cuts must be _ long—term pain and suffering which is why this cuts must be reversed. i is why this cuts must be reversed. the government— is why this cuts must be reversed. the government to _ is why this cuts must be reversed. the government to pretending - is why this cuts must be reversed. the government to pretending there is no other— the government to pretending there is no other option _ the government to pretending there is no other option to _ the government to pretending there is no other option to pets _ the government to pretending there is no other option to pets to - the government to pretending there is no other option to pets to 0.5% l is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we _ is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know— is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know this _ is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know this not _ is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know this not to _ is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know this not to be - is no other option to pets to 0.5% but we know this not to be the - is no other option to pets to 0.5% i but we know this not to be the case. it but we know this not to be the case. it must _ but we know this not to be the case. it must have — but we know this not to be the case. it must have been— but we know this not to be the case. it must have been a _ but we know this not to be the case. it must have been a complete - it must have been a complete humiliation— it must have been a complete humiliation for— it must have been a complete humiliation for the _ it must have been a complete humiliation for the uk - it must have been a complete - humiliation for the uk government when _ humiliation for the uk government when they— humiliation for the uk government when they were _ humiliation for the uk government when they were hosting _ humiliation for the uk government when they were hosting the - humiliation for the uk government when they were hosting the g7 - humiliation for the uk government - when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwait— when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwall when— when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwall when it _ when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwall when it should _ when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwall when it should have - when they were hosting the g7 summit in cornwall when it should have been l in cornwall when it should have been a moment— in cornwall when it should have been a moment of— in cornwall when it should have been a moment of pride _ in cornwall when it should have been a moment of pride and _ in cornwall when it should have beenl a moment of pride and demonstrating our shared _ a moment of pride and demonstrating our shared collective _ a moment of pride and demonstrating our shared collective values. - a moment of pride and demonstrating our shared collective values. this- our shared collective values. this house _ our shared collective values. this house may— our shared collective values. this house may ask— our shared collective values. this house may ask why. _ our shared collective values. this house may ask why. it _ our shared collective values. this house may ask why. it is - our shared collective values. this| house may ask why. it is because every— house may ask why. it is because every other— house may ask why. it is because every other 67 _ house may ask why. it is because every other g7 country— house may ask why. it is because every other g7 country has - every other g7 country has recognised _ every other g7 country has recognised as— every other g7 country has recognised as necessity i every other g7 country has recognised as necessity of| every other g7 country has - recognised as necessity of helping those _ recognised as necessity of helping those in _ recognised as necessity of helping those in urgent _ recognised as necessity of helping those in urgent need _ recognised as necessity of helping those in urgent need at _ recognised as necessity of helping those in urgent need at this- recognised as necessity of helping those in urgent need at this time. recognised as necessity of helping i those in urgent need at this time of unprecedented _ those in urgent need at this time of unprecedented volatility. _ those in urgent need at this time of unprecedented volatility. they- those in urgent need at this time ofj unprecedented volatility. they have increased _ unprecedented volatility. they have increased aid — unprecedented volatility. they have increased aid spending. _ unprecedented volatility. they have increased aid spending. sadly, - increased aid spending. sadly, because — increased aid spending. sadly, because of— increased aid spending. sadly, because of these _ increased aid spending. sadly, because of these brutal... -
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increased aid spending. sadly, because of these brutal... i. increased aid spending. sadly, | because of these brutal... lamp because of these brutal... i am crateful because of these brutal... i am grateful for _ because of these brutal... i am grateful for the _ because of these brutal... i am grateful for the honourable - grateful for the honourable gentleman given way. would you also acknowledge that they may have raised _ acknowledge that they may have raised it — acknowledge that they may have raised it from a much lower level and we _ raised it from a much lower level and we shall still be the third highest — and we shall still be the third highest in the g7.| and we shall still be the third highest in the g7.— highest in the g7. i thank my honourable _ highest in the g7. i thank my honourable member - highest in the g7. i thank my honourable member for - highest in the g7. i thank my honourable member for his l highest in the g7. i thank my _ honourable member for his comments. this isn't— honourable member for his comments. this isn't a _ honourable member for his comments. this isn't a question _ honourable member for his comments. this isn't a question of— honourable member for his comments. this isn't a question of pride _ honourable member for his comments. this isn't a question of pride that- this isn't a question of pride that we are _ this isn't a question of pride that we are still— this isn't a question of pride that we are still giving _ this isn't a question of pride that we are still giving very— this isn't a question of pride that. we are still giving very generously, we are still giving very generously, we have _ we are still giving very generously, we have a — we are still giving very generously, we have a sixth _ we are still giving very generously, we have a sixth wealthiest - we are still giving very generously, we have a sixth wealthiest nation l we have a sixth wealthiest nation and given— we have a sixth wealthiest nation and given the _ we have a sixth wealthiest nation and given the fact _ we have a sixth wealthiest nation and given the fact he _ we have a sixth wealthiest nation and given the fact he keep- we have a sixth wealthiest nation| and given the fact he keep talking about— and given the fact he keep talking about global — and given the fact he keep talking about global britain, _ and given the fact he keep talking about global britain, we - and given the fact he keep talking about global britain, we are - and given the fact he keep talking about global britain, we are as i about global britain, we are as shrinking — about global britain, we are as shrinking britain. _ about global britain, we are as shrinking britain. we - about global britain, we are as shrinking britain. we are - about global britain, we are as| shrinking britain. we are losing power~ — shrinking britain. we are losing power. you are _ shrinking britain. we are losing power. you are going _ shrinking britain. we are losing power. you are going against. power. you are going against national— power. you are going against national security, _ power. you are going against national security, i— power. you are going against national security, i collective | national security, i collective nationai _ national security, i collective national interest _ national security, i collective national interest right - national security, i collective national interest right acrossj national security, i collective - national interest right across this house _ national interest right across this house and — national interest right across this house and every _ national interest right across this house and every party _ national interest right across this house and every party here - national interest right across this. house and every party here today. the massive increase from germany was effectively — the massive increase from germany was effectively cancelled _ the massive increase from germany was effectively cancelled by - the massive increase from germany was effectively cancelled by the - was effectively cancelled by the uk's production. _ the scottish government has increased _ the scottish government has increased its _ the scottish government has increased its international. the scottish government has| increased its international aid budget— increased its international aid budget by—
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increased its international aid budget by 50%~ _ increased its international aid budget by 50%. it _ increased its international aid budget by 50%. it puts- increased its international aid budget by 50%. it puts this .

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