cut it's overseas aid budget and use the money in Britain.
Absolutely correct, in my opinion. Of course emergency humanitarian funds should be available in the case of natural disasters, like the Haiti earthquake, but handing out our money in 'aid' to 'developing countries' is just not on. India is a recipient of British foreign aid cash even though it is a nuclear state and runs a space programme.
Nice bit of spin from the Metro though, - 'despite most supporting the multi-million-pound response to the Haiti earthquake'.
They support it because they want to support it, the success of the charity record and the amount given by the public says it all. Charity and support should be voluntary, given by individuals or businesses, not tax payers money dished out as the government sees fit.
It's also good to see Gordon and his cronies being consistent in these austere times. Britain's overseas aid budget is to increase to £7.8 billion for 2010/11 which is an increase on the £5.5 billion budget of 2008/09. Way to go Gordo.