Andrew Mitchell

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UK funding cuts to east Africa ‘insulting and shortsighted’, say aid organisations
NGOs dismayed at reduction in Britain’s contribution as crisis-hit region faces challenges from drought, rising prices and conflict

Lizzy Davies

24, May, 2023 @2:37 PM

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Britain leaving ECHR would be ‘catastrophic’, says development minister
Andrew Mitchell says departure, pushed by others in cabinet to allow for Rwana plan, is ‘incredibly unlikely’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Apr, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Minister seeks to restore UK’s reputation on global development
NGOs say Andrew Mitchell is right to focus on long-term partnerships but cuts to aid budget must be reversed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

26, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Starmer condemns Diane Abbott comments, saying they were antisemitic and ‘hierarchy of racism’ never acceptable – as it happened
Labour leader says former shadow home secretary has experienced racial abuse but her comments should be condemned

Andrew Sparrow

24, Apr, 2023 @5:03 PM

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UK to send aid to Turkey and Syria despite budget ‘strain’, says minister
More than 70 rescue specialists and sniffer dogs to help with efforts after thousands killed in earthquake-hit region

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

07, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Foreign Office making ‘draconian’ cuts to overseas aid, says Andrew Mitchell
Development minister says Ukrainian refugees have affected costs while UK ‘no longer a development superpower’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Dec, 2022 @8:46 PM

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Boris Johnson’s attacks behind fall in support for overseas aid, says minister
Andrew Mitchell, the international development minister, says former PM calling aid budget a ‘giant cashpoint in the sky’ harmed backing

Michael Savage Policy editor

06, Nov, 2022 @7:15 AM

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New register of overseas owners of UK properties ‘riddled with flaws’
Critics warn of loopholes as UK government tries to stop ‘oligarchs attempting to hide ill-gotten gains’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

01, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Government wins vote on second reading of Northern Ireland protocol bill – as it happened
Former PM condemns draft legislation; former Tory chief whip says bill ‘trashes our reputation’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @10:47 PM

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MPs call for British child and ill mother to be returned to UK from Syrian camp
Mother is unlikely to survive without medical intervention, leaving her young son orphaned, say doctors

Thaslima Begum

14, Apr, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Tory MPs are frogs in boiling water amid Johnson’s ‘partygate’ defence
Analysis: senior MPs continued to signal their unhappiness with the PM in the Commons on Monday

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

31, Jan, 2022 @9:15 PM

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Pressure grows on UK to beef up measures to tackle economic crime
MPs and experts demand immediate action after shock resignation of minister over £4.3bn Covid loans fraud bill

Jasper Jolly

25, Jan, 2022 @7:28 PM

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