Andrew Mitchell: Aid changes will 'transform lives'

The government has outlined plans to stop direct development aid to 16 countries and freeze the level of assistance given to India.

But there will be more for Bangladesh, Nigeria and Pakistan as aid is "tightly focused" on those most in need.

Speaking in the House of Commons the International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell said the changes would "transform lives across the world".

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