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International aid: UK overseas spending and UN targets

17 February 2013 Last updated at 13:23 GMT

David Cameron is visiting India to help boost British business as the UK prepares to phase out aid to the nation by 2015.

Some have questioned the government's commitment to increasing its international aid budget at a time of cuts in some services at home.

Susana Mendonca crunches the figures and reports on the arguments about Britain helping other countries.

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