Carey Mulligan criticises ‘devastating’ UK government delay to charity aid - BBC Newsnight

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Carey Mulligan tells Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis it's "devastating" the UK government is delaying paying its promised aid funding. Please subscribe HERE An international charity working to prevent children being trafficked from Afghanistan says a delay to promised UK government funding is "devastating". The government had agreed to pay War Child £500,000 from July this year in a much-publicised donation match scheme. But they now say they will not pay out the money until April 2022. Actress Carey Mulligan, a patron of War Child, said the "damaging decision" needed reversing - but the government said it had to take "tough" decisions. Newsnight’s Political Editor Nick Watt reports and Emily Maitlis is joined by Carey Mulligan. #Newsnight #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: Twitter: Facebook:
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