Greening axes £280m-a-year handout to India
International Development Secretary Justine Greening will today signal that Britain is to stop sending billions of pounds in foreign aid to well-off nations.
She will tell MPs that India's controversial £280million a year aid programme will be scrapped.
Miss Greening has spent several days this week brokering an end to Britain's aid programme with senior political figures in India.
There had been speculation that the Government wanted to halve the subsidies, but she will tell MPs that as a result of the talks she is cancelling them altogether from 2015.....read more