Care for older people: Hunniford questions overseas aid
13 July 2012 Last updated at 10:57 BST
Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford questioned why the UK puts "all that money into overseas aid and not look after the people who have worked very hard, paid their taxes" and not "bummed off the state".
She debated the issue on This Week with Andrew Neil and politicians Michael Portillo and Alan Johnson and the full discussion is available via iPlayer (UK only).
Read more: My Time with Ivy Gloria Hunniford writes about her time living with a pensioner on the bread line for the BBC TV series When I Get Old series.