Andrew Mitchell

UK police face new inquiry over `plebgate` scandal

Britain`s police watchdog said it will carry out a fresh investigation into three officers whose actions helped spark the resignation of former minister Andrew Mitchell.

Nov 03, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

UK ex-minister complains against Scotland Yard

Former British minister Andrew Mitchell has lodged a complaint against the Scotland Yard over its handling of the `plebgate` row, accusing them of leaking information to the media.

Mar 31, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

Not the time to end aid to India: Britain

Britain on Monday clarified that it has no immediate plans to end its aid programme to India after Andrew Mitchell, its international development secretary, suggested that that the assistance was being wound down.

Mar 19, 2012, 08:53 AM IST

Britain to give Bangladesh $350 mn aid

The British fund will aid the Bangladesh government`s Third Primary Education Development Programme.

Jan 16, 2012, 12:01 PM IST

UK minister demands Myanmar prisoner release

A British govt minister has
called for the release of all political prisoners in army-dominated Myanmar during his first visit to the country, reports said.

Nov 16, 2011, 13:30 PM IST

New UK fund to help poor nations in trade talks

Britain is setting up a new Advocacy Fund to provide legal advice and support to poor countries to prepare for key climate and trade talks so that they are not marginalised in negotiations, official sources here said.

Sep 11, 2011, 16:43 PM IST

UK likely to cut foreign aid to `rich` India

Britain may scale down the 250 million-pound aid given to India annually, saying wealthy local people could do more to help their poor countrymen.

Jul 11, 2010, 16:05 PM IST