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    There is a legitimate role for development education in the UK, but I do not believe these projects give the taxpayer value for money.
    tags: development believe value education money
    — Andrew Mitchell
    My argument is that charity does indeed start at home, but it doesn't stop there.
    tags: charity
    — 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.
    tags: achieve government
    — Andrew Mitchell
    You can see how an increase in the water level would wipe out hundreds of thousands of people's homes.
    tags: water
    — 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.
    tags: people poor africa india
    — Andrew Mitchell
    It is conflict overall that mires people in poverty. That is the first law of development.
    tags: people poverty development law conflict
    — 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.
    tags: children world child school
    — 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.
    tags: future challenge
    — Andrew Mitchell
    Tackling deprivation around the world is a moral imperative and firmly in Britain's national interest.
    tags: world morals
    — 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.
    tags: focus value money
    — 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'.
    tags: world development
    — Andrew Mitchell
    Libyans have to work together for a new Libya. They should keep in place the sinews of security.
    tags: work
    — Andrew Mitchell
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    andrew mitchell
    Birth    : March 23, 1956
    Occupation  : British Politician

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