U.K. Government Pledges To Increase DFID Budget By 1.5% For 2020-21; Some Analysts Question Increase

Devex: Experts question DFID’s promised spending boost
“The U.K. Department for International Development appeared to survive the spending review unscathed this week, with the government pledging to increase its budget by 1.5% in real terms for the year 2020-21. However, some analysts questioned how much of the promised boost will actually be spent by DFID, warning that a large chunk of the increase appears to be going to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office…” (Edwards, 9/6).