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    forget it... I do! Daryl's Avatar
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    Let's Go To Mars... while our people starve!

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24729073


    India has launched a rocket, that will be heading its way to Mars by September 2014 - whilst during that financial year, the UK will be 'giving' them aid worth an estimated 280,000,000.00 because they are struggling to tackle poverty in their country...

    ...the mind simply boggles!



    The amount of aid the UK has given to India*
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    UK aid 2010/11: 274m
    UK aid in 2014/15: 280m*
    & change: +2.19%
    Total aid 2010-2015: 1.12bn*


    *last expected payment to be made




    Is it justified - discuss...

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    I really do wonder where the UK gets the money that it spends out each year. The NHS and benefit bill must be 100s of billions alone.

    And reading that only people earning over 36K are net contributors to the system it amazes me even more??
    BWFC, how the mediocre have fallen

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    You are all wrong about aid......Its not aid, its bribes with conditions attached.
    The line is drawn.

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