Responding to the report by the International Development Committee on "Effectiveness of UK aid: potential impact of FCO/DFID merger findings", James Roberts, political director of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:
"If MPs think streamlining foreign aid will undermine Britain's place in the world, they must be on another planet.
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- In June 2020, the TPA welcomed the merger of DfID into the FCO
- In April 2020 the TaxPayers' Alliance called for a reassessment of overseas aid.