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The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the UK is to cut the amount of money it gives in overseas aid from 0.7% to 0.5% of GDP. The decision has been widely criticised and a Minister at the Foreign Office has resigned in protest. Mr Sunak told MPs that to carry on spending abroad when there was a domestic emergency was difficult to justify. Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by diplomatic correspondent James Landale.BBC News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Rishi Sunak
Rish Sunak is a British Conservative Party MP, who was originally elected as a Member of Parliament in the Richmond (Yorks) constituency in 2015.
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