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MPs to vote on foreign aid budget cuts, but tax rises are threatened if government loses

Sky News Monday, 12 July 2021
Boris Johnson has called the bluff of rebel Tory MPs demanding a Commons vote on Rishi Sunak's controversial decision to cut spending on overseas aid.
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News video: Johnson sees off Tory revolt as MPs back £4bn aid cut

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Boris Johnson has survived a Tory revolt over aid cuts which saw his predecessor Theresa May warn that some of the world’s poorest will die as a result of the slashed spending.MPs voted by a majority of 35 to back the reduced level of aid funding and a new test which critics have warned could mean...

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