Portsmouth MP thanks British aid donors as government match-funds to create £66m

A CITY MP has thanked the British public for their donations to an aid organisation.

Thursday, 7th June 2018, 11:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 6:08 pm

The message of gratitude was made by Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt, who serves as the Secretary of State for the Department of International Development.

Speaking on Twitter, she said: ‘Thank you to the British public for all you enable #UKaid to do.

‘We will never forget it is your money and your support that makes our work possible.’

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The statement came amid an announcement government match funding allowed UK Aid and public donors to raise more than £66m for ‘life-changing’ global programmes.