Petition Reduce the foreign aid budget and increase police funding from the savings.

The government proposes increases in council tax to raise £450m extra funding for the police. Sign this petition if you want the government to reduce foreign aid to cover this cost rather than to further increase our taxes.

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In compliance with UN guidelines, the government spends 0.7% per annum on foreign aid, which equated to approximately £12bn in 2015. Much of this goes toward slush funds and dubious projects in which we, the taxpayer, currently have no say. This is our money, thus we demand a say.

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