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Aid Experts Criticize DFID For Channeling More Development Aid Through Other Government Ministries

The Guardian: U.K. under fire as new figures show aid spending by broad range of ministries
“The proportion of Britain’s £13.4bn aid budget spent by government ministries other than the Department for International Development rose by almost 50 percent last year, sparking concerns about transparency and poverty reduction. Roughly a quarter of the aid budget, which met the 0.7 percent target set by the government, was spent by non-DfID departments, official figures show…” (McVeigh, 11/16).