andrew mitchell Quotes

There is a legitimate role for development education in the UK, but I do not believe these projects give the taxpayer value for money.
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— Andrew Mitchell
My argument is that charity does indeed start at home, but it doesn't stop there.
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— Andrew Mitchell
There's nothing to be said for opposition. You can only talk about things and you can lay your plans. You can't actually achieve very much; you have to be in government for that.
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— Andrew Mitchell
You can see how an increase in the water level would wipe out hundreds of thousands of people's homes.
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— Andrew Mitchell
I have apologised to the police.
— Andrew Mitchell
The UK public have repeatedly shown enormous generosity to those in need.
— Andrew Mitchell
In India there are more poor people in three states... than there are in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa.
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— Andrew Mitchell
It is conflict overall that mires people in poverty. That is the first law of development.
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— Andrew Mitchell
All of Britain's aid is spent in Britain's national interests, and some of it contributes to Britain's national security as well.
— Andrew Mitchell
Britain, today, educates 4.8 million primary school children in Britain. And we educate five million primary school children around the developing world, at a cost of 2.5 per cent of what we spend on British children.
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— Andrew Mitchell
Climate change is having a dramatic effect on the ground.
— Andrew Mitchell
It is vital that the entire international system is ready to meet the challenges of future disasters.
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— Andrew Mitchell
Tackling deprivation around the world is a moral imperative and firmly in Britain's national interest.
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— Andrew Mitchell
My top priority will be to secure maximum value for money in aid through greater transparency, rigorous independent evaluation and an unremitting focus on results.
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— Andrew Mitchell
They say, 'Pull yourself up by your bootstraps.' They don't realize that not everybody's bootstraps are the same length.
— Andrew Mitchell
Britain is doing brilliant things around the world and that is why I described as a 'superpower on development'.
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— Andrew Mitchell
Libyans have to work together for a new Libya. They should keep in place the sinews of security.
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— Andrew Mitchell
andrew mitchell
Birth    : March 23, 1956
Occupation  : British Politician

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