In this month’s Total Politics magazine, we critique the Conservative-led government’s record on international development so far;
When David Cameron addressed the Conservative Party conference in September, he cited his party’s protection of the aid budget as an example of his government’s international leadership. That ring-fencing is welcome, especially when contrasted with the actions of other rich nations, but real leadership in fighting poverty is about more than just standing still while others reverse. Real leadership is about having the vision and ambition to move the agenda forward.
Read the article in full in the magazine out now or here online.