Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • Leanne Wood, Ken Livingstone, George Ferguson, Richard Leese andJeremy Clifford | Is the devolution genie truly out of the bottle?

    • source icon
    • 11:03
  • Dan Hodges | Labour's lack of political consistency is the party's biggest weakness

    • source icon
    • 10:55
  • Andrew Lansley MP | Andrew Lansley MP: The case against an English Parliament

    • source icon
    • 09:30
  • Isabel Hardman | Ed Balls: English votes plan is ‘most un-prime ministerial’ thing Cameron has do...

    • source icon
    • 09:04
  • Rick | The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)

    • source icon
    • 09:03
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Story Tracker

Select Story:

Extra £15m Syria aid

Extra £15m Syria aid
The Government has announced £15m extra aid to help with the Syrian humanitarian crisis.

International Development Secretary Justine Greening said the money would “help ensure people have the basic supplies they need to survive the harsh winter months”. The funding comes from DfID’s existing budget, and takes the UK’s total aid to Syria over £65m.

DfID minister Alan Duncan said British aid was having a tangible impact on the ground.

"I reckon we’ve probably helped nearly half a million people with food rations, clean water to around 11,000. It’s these numbers of people which in the end is what matters - it’s not so much the money going in, but the results out that matter, and it’s the people we’re helping who I think will be grateful for this British effort.”

Ms Greening also revealed eight armoured vehicles would be given to help aid agencies get access to hard-hit areas.

Green Box: Extra £15m Syria aidClick to open

+ Expand all - Collapse all

Recommended External Links

Full access for £22 a month...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more

Related PRO Content

On air

Alan Duncan: Syrian aid having real impact

21/12/2012 on Breakfast, BBC Radio 5Live