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George Osborne should be ashamed for diverting aid budget, says Tim Farron

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The Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has accused the government of preparing to use international aid money to “plug black holes” in the defence budget, after reviews of defence and aid spending signalled that more funds would be channelled from the Department for International Development (DfID) to projects in other departments.

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George Osborne should be ashamed for diverting aid budget, says Tim Farron

The Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has accused the government of preparing to use international aid money to “plug black holes” in the defence budget, after reviews of defence and aid spending signalled that more funds would be channelled from the Department for International Development (DfID) to projects in other departments.