Foreign aid should be spent on preventing 1.3m road deaths worldwide every year, Yorkshire MP says



The hundreds of thousands of deaths on roads worldwide every year present a “much bigger” problem than malaria and Britain should use foreign aid to try and prevent them, a Yorkshire MP will say.
Labour’s Barry Sheerman will call on the Government to use part of its overseas aid budget, which is 0.7% of national income, and its expertise in road safety to try and stop the 1.3m road deaths every year around the world.
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The Huddersfield MP will press Ministers on the issue in a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday April 24.
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