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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Sudan: Politics and Government more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the political and economic situation in the Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 162463 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-17more like thismore than 2018-07-17
star this property answer text Sudan faces a number of economic challenges. While US economic sanctions were lifted in late 2017, Sudan remains a challenging place to do business. The economic situation has been exacerbated by a shortage of foreign exchange which has resulted in fuel shortages. Sudan is still unable to access international financial assistance, in part due to its arrears to the International Monetary Fund and others and the failure to service its debt. Politically, the UK continues to work with the Government of Sudan to ensure that constitutional and political rights are respected. Sudan remains a Human Rights Priority Country for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. The UK continues to encourage Sudan to undertake macroeconomic and political reforms, including through the six-monthly Strategic Dialogue with the Government of Sudan. more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2018-07-17T13:32:00.04Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-17T13:32:00.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
838356
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Burma: Rohingya more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their most recent assessment of (1) the living and health conditions of the 800,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, especially children; (2) the level of international cooperation in efforts to assist those refugees; and (3) the preparations to mitigate the impact on those refugees of the approaching monsoon. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL5482 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
star this property answer text Living conditions remain challenging due to overcrowding in camps, but my department is working to improve them. We are ensuring better healthcare for refugees - particularly for vulnerable groups including children. The UK has worked with the international community on the humanitarian response plan (HRP) agreed with the international community in September 2017. My department has been working on preparedness measures for the monsoon and cyclone season in Bangladesh since December, working with several other agencies. UK aid has ensured existing shelters of around 158,000 people in camps and host communities most at risk will be upgraded to better withstand severe weather<p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2018-02-21T16:42:00.79Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-21T16:42:00.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
714855
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-23more like thismore than 2017-03-23
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to ensure value for money of UK aid through strengthened monitoring. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Dorset and North Poole more like this
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Michael Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 909547 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
star this property answer text I am very clear that every pound of UK aid should go on saving and improving the lives of the poorest people in the world. All DFID projects are measured against a robust monitoring framework to ensure they remain cost effective. DFID also supports other aid spending departments, who are responsible for ensuring value for money and effective monitoring of their own aid spend. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T14:26:06.69Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:26:06.69Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4497
unstar this property label Biography information for Michael Tomlinson more like this
751993
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how they intend to ensure their emergency funding for displaced people from Mosul and the Nineveh Plains reaches displaced minorities such as the Yazidis and Christians; and what assessment they have made of the extent to which their policy of neutrality and impartiality will lead to the inclusion or exclusion of those who have been subject to genocide. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL828 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <ul><li>The UK Government recognises the specific risks faced by religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, including those who have suffered so horrifically at the hands of Daesh. We are aware of reports that fear of persecution or discrimination in camps may be deterring some people from using them, and are in close touch with our partners involved in the management of camps and the delivery of services within them, including UN agencies. They have clear guidelines, mechanisms and accountability frameworks in place to prevent discrimination by their own staff or those of their partners. DFID takes any allegations that these are not being applied effectively very seriously, and stands ready to follow up specific allegations with the partners concerned.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The security of the camps and all those living in them is the responsibility of the appropriate civil authorities (e.g. in Iraq, it lies with the Government of Iraq) and is monitored by independent humanitarian actors such as UNHCR. UK officials stand ready to report any specific allegations of persecution or violence against religious minorities within the camps to those authorities. The Government is concerned about Daesh infiltration inside camps. In Iraq the Iraqi authorities carry out screening of those entering camps in order to seek to prevent such infiltration. UN agencies have set up grievance mechanisms that allow any minority member to anonymously report abuse, persecution or discrimination; these can also be used to report on suspected extremist activity.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID’s funding for Iraq is targeted towards those who are most in need including vulnerable people from minority communities such as Yazidis and Christians. It is delivered in line with the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for the whole of Iraq, which is based on comprehensive needs assessments carried out by a wide range of partners. The humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality aim to ensure that no one is excluded or discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, or religion, that the specific risks facing minorities are addressed and that assistance reaches those who need it most. In the difficult environments in Syria and Iraq, where access to vulnerable people is often very challenging especially as some actors such as Daesh and the Assad regime deliberately prevent humanitarian access, DFID regularly challenges our partners to demonstrate that they are doing all they can to meet the needs the most vulnerable people, including those from religious minorities. We welcome information from all sources to help us to hold them to account.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID is not aware of scheduled meetings in 2015 with Christian representatives in Iraq that officials did not attend, but DFID officials regularly meet with representatives of Iraqi Christian and Yezidi communities. DFID Ministers have also met representatives of these communities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID has received Dr Russell Blacker’s correspondence and has responded suggesting a meeting is organised with Dr Blacker, Lord Bates and Mr Burt to discuss together.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL829 more like this
HL830 more like this
HL831 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.037Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.037Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
751994
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they have received a request from Dr Russell Blacker and representatives of charities and relief organisations involved with northern Iraq, along with Members of both Houses, for an urgent meeting with the Secretary of State for International Development, to discuss support for minority communities subjected to genocide in northern Iraq; and, if so, how they intend to respond. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL829 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <ul><li>The UK Government recognises the specific risks faced by religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, including those who have suffered so horrifically at the hands of Daesh. We are aware of reports that fear of persecution or discrimination in camps may be deterring some people from using them, and are in close touch with our partners involved in the management of camps and the delivery of services within them, including UN agencies. They have clear guidelines, mechanisms and accountability frameworks in place to prevent discrimination by their own staff or those of their partners. DFID takes any allegations that these are not being applied effectively very seriously, and stands ready to follow up specific allegations with the partners concerned.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The security of the camps and all those living in them is the responsibility of the appropriate civil authorities (e.g. in Iraq, it lies with the Government of Iraq) and is monitored by independent humanitarian actors such as UNHCR. UK officials stand ready to report any specific allegations of persecution or violence against religious minorities within the camps to those authorities. The Government is concerned about Daesh infiltration inside camps. In Iraq the Iraqi authorities carry out screening of those entering camps in order to seek to prevent such infiltration. UN agencies have set up grievance mechanisms that allow any minority member to anonymously report abuse, persecution or discrimination; these can also be used to report on suspected extremist activity.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID’s funding for Iraq is targeted towards those who are most in need including vulnerable people from minority communities such as Yazidis and Christians. It is delivered in line with the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for the whole of Iraq, which is based on comprehensive needs assessments carried out by a wide range of partners. The humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality aim to ensure that no one is excluded or discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, or religion, that the specific risks facing minorities are addressed and that assistance reaches those who need it most. In the difficult environments in Syria and Iraq, where access to vulnerable people is often very challenging especially as some actors such as Daesh and the Assad regime deliberately prevent humanitarian access, DFID regularly challenges our partners to demonstrate that they are doing all they can to meet the needs the most vulnerable people, including those from religious minorities. We welcome information from all sources to help us to hold them to account.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID is not aware of scheduled meetings in 2015 with Christian representatives in Iraq that officials did not attend, but DFID officials regularly meet with representatives of Iraqi Christian and Yezidi communities. DFID Ministers have also met representatives of these communities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID has received Dr Russell Blacker’s correspondence and has responded suggesting a meeting is organised with Dr Blacker, Lord Bates and Mr Burt to discuss together.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL828 more like this
HL830 more like this
HL831 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.16Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.16Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
751995
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports (1) that Christians and Yazidis who have been victims of genocide in Syria and Iraq do not use UN camps because of oppression and persecution that they have experienced within them, and (2) from Jordanian military officials that ISIS jihadis have infiltrated many such camps. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL830 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <ul><li>The UK Government recognises the specific risks faced by religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, including those who have suffered so horrifically at the hands of Daesh. We are aware of reports that fear of persecution or discrimination in camps may be deterring some people from using them, and are in close touch with our partners involved in the management of camps and the delivery of services within them, including UN agencies. They have clear guidelines, mechanisms and accountability frameworks in place to prevent discrimination by their own staff or those of their partners. DFID takes any allegations that these are not being applied effectively very seriously, and stands ready to follow up specific allegations with the partners concerned.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The security of the camps and all those living in them is the responsibility of the appropriate civil authorities (e.g. in Iraq, it lies with the Government of Iraq) and is monitored by independent humanitarian actors such as UNHCR. UK officials stand ready to report any specific allegations of persecution or violence against religious minorities within the camps to those authorities. The Government is concerned about Daesh infiltration inside camps. In Iraq the Iraqi authorities carry out screening of those entering camps in order to seek to prevent such infiltration. UN agencies have set up grievance mechanisms that allow any minority member to anonymously report abuse, persecution or discrimination; these can also be used to report on suspected extremist activity.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID’s funding for Iraq is targeted towards those who are most in need including vulnerable people from minority communities such as Yazidis and Christians. It is delivered in line with the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for the whole of Iraq, which is based on comprehensive needs assessments carried out by a wide range of partners. The humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality aim to ensure that no one is excluded or discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, or religion, that the specific risks facing minorities are addressed and that assistance reaches those who need it most. In the difficult environments in Syria and Iraq, where access to vulnerable people is often very challenging especially as some actors such as Daesh and the Assad regime deliberately prevent humanitarian access, DFID regularly challenges our partners to demonstrate that they are doing all they can to meet the needs the most vulnerable people, including those from religious minorities. We welcome information from all sources to help us to hold them to account.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID is not aware of scheduled meetings in 2015 with Christian representatives in Iraq that officials did not attend, but DFID officials regularly meet with representatives of Iraqi Christian and Yezidi communities. DFID Ministers have also met representatives of these communities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID has received Dr Russell Blacker’s correspondence and has responded suggesting a meeting is organised with Dr Blacker, Lord Bates and Mr Burt to discuss together.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL828 more like this
HL829 more like this
HL831 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.29Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.29Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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738
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
751996
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether Department for International Development assessors arranged to meet (1) twice with Christians in the Kurdish–Northern Iraq regions, and (2) with those who have given evidence to DfID about the failure to provide support to victims of genocide in northern Iraq and Syria; and if so, whether those assessors failed to attend those meetings in 2015 and subsequently. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL831 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <ul><li>The UK Government recognises the specific risks faced by religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, including those who have suffered so horrifically at the hands of Daesh. We are aware of reports that fear of persecution or discrimination in camps may be deterring some people from using them, and are in close touch with our partners involved in the management of camps and the delivery of services within them, including UN agencies. They have clear guidelines, mechanisms and accountability frameworks in place to prevent discrimination by their own staff or those of their partners. DFID takes any allegations that these are not being applied effectively very seriously, and stands ready to follow up specific allegations with the partners concerned.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>The security of the camps and all those living in them is the responsibility of the appropriate civil authorities (e.g. in Iraq, it lies with the Government of Iraq) and is monitored by independent humanitarian actors such as UNHCR. UK officials stand ready to report any specific allegations of persecution or violence against religious minorities within the camps to those authorities. The Government is concerned about Daesh infiltration inside camps. In Iraq the Iraqi authorities carry out screening of those entering camps in order to seek to prevent such infiltration. UN agencies have set up grievance mechanisms that allow any minority member to anonymously report abuse, persecution or discrimination; these can also be used to report on suspected extremist activity.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID’s funding for Iraq is targeted towards those who are most in need including vulnerable people from minority communities such as Yazidis and Christians. It is delivered in line with the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) for the whole of Iraq, which is based on comprehensive needs assessments carried out by a wide range of partners. The humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality aim to ensure that no one is excluded or discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity, or religion, that the specific risks facing minorities are addressed and that assistance reaches those who need it most. In the difficult environments in Syria and Iraq, where access to vulnerable people is often very challenging especially as some actors such as Daesh and the Assad regime deliberately prevent humanitarian access, DFID regularly challenges our partners to demonstrate that they are doing all they can to meet the needs the most vulnerable people, including those from religious minorities. We welcome information from all sources to help us to hold them to account.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID is not aware of scheduled meetings in 2015 with Christian representatives in Iraq that officials did not attend, but DFID officials regularly meet with representatives of Iraqi Christian and Yezidi communities. DFID Ministers have also met representatives of these communities.</li></ul><p> </p><ul><li>DFID has received Dr Russell Blacker’s correspondence and has responded suggesting a meeting is organised with Dr Blacker, Lord Bates and Mr Burt to discuss together.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL828 more like this
HL829 more like this
HL830 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T16:23:20.43Z
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1091
star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
172599
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-01-07more like thismore than 2015-01-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of her Department's expenditure was (a) fiscal and (b) non-fiscal spending in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 220132 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-13more like thismore than 2015-01-13
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>% fiscal</p></td><td><p>% non-fiscal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>99%</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>99%</p></td><td><p>1%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
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less than 2015-01-13T16:21:01.613Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-13T16:21:01.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mary Creagh more like this
92271
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-26more like thismore than 2014-09-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Performance Appraisal more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many officials in her Department who received the (a) exceeded, (b) met and (c) must improve performance mark under the Civil Service Employment Policy Performance Management System (i) had a disability, (ii) worked full-time and (iii) worked part-time in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
star this property uin 209633 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Performance Rating</p></td><td><p>Number of employees who have declared a disability</p></td><td><p>Number of employees who work full time</p></td><td><p>Number of employees who works part-time/reduced hours</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Exceeded</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>448</p></td><td><p>38</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Met</p></td><td><p>49</p></td><td><p>1080</p></td><td><p>113</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Must improve</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>132</p></td><td><p>11</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data provided on disability is based on those employees who have chosen to make a declaration of their diversity information on DFID’s HR system.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2014-10-16T16:46:04.9881244Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-16T16:46:04.9881244Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
1086488
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Uganda: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much funding her Department has allocated to Uganda in each of the last three years; what projects that funding supports; and whether her Department has experienced issues with corruption in Uganda over that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 230856 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>DFID Funding to Uganda (£)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016 – 2017</p></td><td><p><strong>110,056,327</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017 – 2018</p></td><td><p><strong>124,803,146</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018 - 2019</p></td><td><p><strong>*102,100,000</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p><strong>*336,959,474</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong>Figure 1:</strong> table providing details of DFID’s funding in Uganda in each of the last 3 financial years <br> *Indicative figures as 18/19 financial year has not concluded.</p><p> </p><p>A list of the programmes the Department for International Development (DFID) has supported over the last three years is published on <a href="https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.%0d" target="_blank">https://devtracker.dfid.gov.uk/.</a></p><p> </p><p>DFID has a zero-tolerance approach to fraud and corruption of any kind. Where taxpayers’ money is misused, we expect our partners to take firm and immediate action and that partners with which we work protect the UK aid funds for which they are responsible, whilst acting with honesty and with integrity at all times. Any allegations of fraud and or corruption are subject to robust investigation.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2018, allegations of fraud and corruption arose in the Uganda Refugee Operation. The Government of Uganda, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, World Food Programme and Development Partners (represented by the UK, EU and US) agreed on the Joint Plan of Action, which resulted in systems improvements.</p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-19T09:50:48.4Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T09:50:48.4Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
4488
unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-30more like thismore than 2016-11-30
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Commonwealth Development Corporation: Staff more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many staff at the Commonwealth Development Corporation Group (a) have been recruited, (b) resigned, (c) were dismissed, (d) were transferred to work at another part of HM Government and (e) were signed off on long-term sick leave or other equivalent leave of absence in each of the last six years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 55690 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-06more like thismore than 2016-12-06
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Recruited</strong></p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>29</p></td><td><p>38</p></td><td><p>44</p></td><td><p>55</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total number of staff</strong></p></td><td><p>47</p></td><td><p>49</p></td><td><p>65</p></td><td><p>97</p></td><td><p>128</p></td><td><p>161</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Resigned</strong></p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>12</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Dismissed</strong></p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Transferred</strong></p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Signed off on long-term absence (i.e. sickness of +20 days)</strong></p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-12-06T08:42:26.857Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-06T08:42:26.857Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
star this property tabling member
4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
517860
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-05more like thismore than 2016-05-05
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Bangladesh: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much the UK has provided in development aid to Bangladesh in each year since 2000; and what information her Department holds on what proportion of total development aid to Bangladesh UK aid represents in each of those years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham more like this
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Stephen Timms more like this
star this property uin 36703 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-10more like thismore than 2016-05-10
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2000</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2001</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2002</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2003</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2004</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2005</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2006</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>UK ODA </strong>(USD Millions)</p></td><td><p>103</p></td><td><p>124</p></td><td><p>102</p></td><td><p>260</p></td><td><p>253</p></td><td><p>203</p></td><td><p>139</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>2007</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>246</p></td><td><p>253</p></td><td><p>250</p></td><td><p>228</p></td><td><p>369</p></td><td><p>311</p></td><td><p>425</p></td><td><p>343</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Total ODA from all donors to Bangladesh can be found here: <strong><a href="https://stats.oecd.org/qwids/" target="_blank">https://stats.oecd.org/qwids/</a></strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-10T15:14:14.42Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-10T15:14:14.42Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this
92277
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-26more like thismore than 2014-09-26
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Performance Appraisal more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many officials in her Department of what (a) gender, (b) ethnicity and (c) age received the Civil Service Employment Policy Performance Management System's (i) exceeded, (ii) met and (iii) must improve performance mark in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
star this property tabling member printed
John Healey more like this
star this property uin 209486 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-16more like thismore than 2014-10-16
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>Performance Rating</p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Gender</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Ethnicity</strong></p></td><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Age Bands</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>Black and Ethnic Minority (BME)</p></td><td><p>Non- BME</p><p>and</p><p>undeclared</p></td><td><p>34</p><p>and</p><p>under</p></td><td><p>35-44</p></td><td><p>45-54</p></td><td><p>55</p><p>and</p><p>over</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Exceeded</p></td><td><p>225</p></td><td><p>261</p></td><td><p>37</p></td><td><p>449</p></td><td><p>185</p></td><td><p>167</p></td><td><p>117</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Met</p></td><td><p>569</p></td><td><p>624</p></td><td><p>138</p></td><td><p>1055</p></td><td><p>318</p></td><td><p>388</p></td><td><p>354</p></td><td><p>133</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Must improve</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>34</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>24</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Totals</p></td><td><p>867</p></td><td><p>955</p></td><td><p>198</p></td><td><p>1624</p></td><td><p>534</p></td><td><p>589</p></td><td><p>525</p></td><td><p>174</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Data provided on ethnicity is based on those employees who have chosen to make a declaration of their diversity information on DFID’s HR system.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-10-16T16:57:51.7699862Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-16T16:57:51.7699862Z
star this property answering member
55
star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
400
unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
831115
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-26more like thismore than 2018-01-26
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Zimbabwe: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, What financial support her Department has provided to Zimbabwe in each of the last ten years; and how much financial support her Department plans to provide to that country in each of the next three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Gethins more like this
star this property uin 125123 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-02more like thismore than 2018-02-02
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>DFID Zimbabwe Programme Spend for the past 10 years</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>No</p></td><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>Actual spend</p></td><td><p>Cumulative Spend</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2007/2008</p></td><td><p>£ 41,978,617.66</p></td><td><p>£ 41,978,617.66</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>2008/2009</p></td><td><p>£ 50,035,627.30</p></td><td><p>£ 92,014,244.95</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>2009/2010</p></td><td><p>£ 60,709,203.18</p></td><td><p>£ 152,723,448.13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>2010/2011</p></td><td><p>£ 68,711,191.63</p></td><td><p>£ 221,434,639.76</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>2011/2012</p></td><td><p>£ 88,008,792.07</p></td><td><p>£ 309,443,431.83</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>2012/2013</p></td><td><p>£ 82,130,598.47</p></td><td><p>£ 391,574,030.30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>2013/2014</p></td><td><p>£ 105,994,824.16</p></td><td><p>£ 497,568,854.46</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>2014/2015</p></td><td><p>£ 68,620,415.12</p></td><td><p>£ 566,189,269.58</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>2015/2016</p></td><td><p>£ 85,786,771.83</p></td><td><p>£ 651,976,041.42</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>2016/2017</p></td><td><p>£ 104,885,392.21</p></td><td><p>£ 756,861,433.63</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>DFID plans to spend £90,000,000 during financial year 2017/2018 and £86,000 000 in Zimbabwe during financial year 2018/2019 - DFID funding may fluctuate to respond to needs and priorities.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-02-02T14:55:27.92Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-02T14:55:27.92Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
star this property tabling member
4434
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Gethins more like this
652745
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-12-06more like thismore than 2016-12-06
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what financial contribution her Department has made to UNAIDS in each of the last five years; and what financial contribution her Department plans to make in 2016-17. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
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Tommy Sheppard more like this
star this property uin 56248 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-12more like thismore than 2016-12-12
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p>The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>Core contribution</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>£10million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>£10million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>£15million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>£15million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>£15million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>£15million</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-12-12T17:24:57.533Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-12T17:24:57.533Z
star this property answering member
4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4453
unstar this property label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
641332
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-21more like thismore than 2016-11-21
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading CDC: Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the net receipts were from the Commonwealth Development Corporation in each of the last seven financial years; and what proportion of these receipts counted as overseas development aid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 54033 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-25more like thismore than 2016-11-25
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>CDC – Net Disbursements </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£ million</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>New investments made by CDC</p></td><td><p>Inflows to CDC from exited investments</p></td><td><p>Net disbursements = ODA</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>366</p></td><td><p>133</p></td><td><p>233</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>425</p></td><td><p>197</p></td><td><p>228</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>296</p></td><td><p>205</p></td><td><p>91</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>284</p></td><td><p>181</p></td><td><p>103</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>326</p></td><td><p>226</p></td><td><p>100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>258</p></td><td><p>42</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>519</p></td><td><p>528</p></td><td><p>*</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>* From 2015 CDC’s net disbursements no longer count as ODA.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-11-25T16:10:33.857Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-25T16:10:33.857Z
star this property answering member
4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
4264
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
982704
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, pursuant to the Answer of 18 September 2018 to Question 173559 on Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes, what proportion of that £196 million spent in September 2017 on Caribbean hurricane relief was used to support British Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 176229 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>£72m was committed to help the Overseas Territories. This funding delivered the UK Government’s immediate response and support for early recovery priorities in the three affected territories of Anguilla, British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands. Further to this, the Prime Minister committed a further £70m for reconstruction efforts and up to £300m of UK Government loan guarantees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-10-15T14:33:29.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-15T14:33:29.697Z
star this property answering member
4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
713010
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Global Learning Programme: Northern Ireland more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much has been spent on the Global Learning Programme in schools in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Antrim more like this
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Sammy Wilson more like this
star this property uin 68714 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-28more like thismore than 2017-03-28
star this property answer text <p>£467,800 has been spent on the Global Learning Programme in Northern Ireland to date, out of a total budget for Northern Ireland of £795,441.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stockton South more like this
star this property answering member printed James Wharton more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-03-28T16:46:56.27Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-28T16:46:56.27Z
star this property answering member
4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
1593
unstar this property label Biography information for Sammy Wilson more like this
170506
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-15more like thismore than 2014-12-15
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Philippines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of the funding for the Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness in High Risk Contexts programme was allocated to the Philippines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Luton South more like this
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Gavin Shuker more like this
star this property uin 218670 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-18more like thismore than 2014-12-18
star this property answer text <p>£450,000 out of £20m - 2.25% - has been committed to date. Decisions on additional funding will be made in early 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID’s total funding to the Philippines on humanitarian response, recovery and preparedness is currently £92.3 million.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-12-18T16:49:01.577Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-18T16:49:01.577Z
star this property answering member
55
star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property tabling member
4013
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gavin Shuker more like this
106471
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-30more like thismore than 2014-10-30
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading South Sudan more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to help refugees from conflict in South Sudan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Banbury more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Sir Tony Baldry more like this
star this property uin 905896 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-05more like thismore than 2014-11-05
star this property answer text <p>£42.5 million has been committed by DFID for support to refugees in the region through UN agencies including UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP. DFID offices in the neighbouring countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda are working closely to monitor the situation and provide guidance for future humanitarian support.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Putney more like this
star this property answering member printed Justine Greening more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2014-11-05T15:47:15.0824714Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-05T15:47:15.0824714Z
star this property answering member
1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Tony Baldry more like this
1010166
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answering body
Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria: Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the potential implications for her Department's policies of the findings of the 5th November report by the Office of the Inspector General at the United States Department of Defense concerning the diversion of USAID funding for humanitarian assistance in Syria to support the activities of the Ha’yat Tahrir Al-Sham militia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 192766 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>hile we acknowledge that working in fragile and conflict-affected countries carries risks, DFID has robust and extensive controls in place to ensure that tax payers’ funds are used appropriately and effectively; that UK aid reaches those who need it and that it does not benefit extremist groups, such as Ha’yat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS). DFID does not provide funding unless our NGO and UN partners can assure us that it will not benefit extremist groups, and we will withdraw support if there is reason to believe UK tax payer’s money may be at risk. We remain at the forefront of the humanitarian response to the Syria crisis, and maintain close communication with the US, the UN and other donors to support international efforts in Syria.</p><p> </p><p>As with other DFID programmes, our work in Syria remains under constant review and scrutiny, both through internal and independent processes, including by the National Audit Office and Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI), which last audited DFID’s Syria humanitarian programmes in May 2018.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T14:21:13.9Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T14:21:13.9Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Gaza: Infrastructure more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to support the long-term development of (a) healthcare, (b) electricity, (c) sanitation and (d) other vital infrastructure in Gaza. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 157852 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>a) We are supporting 11 hospitals in Gaza through £1.5 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Our longstanding support to UNRWA provides primary healthcare to 1.3 million people in Gaza. The UK regularly raises the issuance of medical permits, which is vital for healthcare for Gazans, with the Israeli authorities.</p><p>b) The UK will work with Israel, the Palestinian Authority, other donors and the Office of the Quartet to provide a sustainable electricity supply to Gaza. This requires greater domestic electricity capacity and energy imports from Israel and Egypt as well as institutional reform.</p><p>c) UK funding to UNICEF is helping 2 million Gazans access clean safe water and stopping the spread of disease by providing over 1000 roof water tanks and disinfecting 280 wells, 38 desalination plants and 40 reservoirs.</p><p>d) The UK has already provided support to water infrastructure and will support other infrastructure investments through our new economic development programme. We welcome the proposals of UN Special Representative of the Secretary General, Mladenov, and are keen to see further details.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-07-03T16:44:22.313Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:44:22.313Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Legal Costs more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the highest hourly rate paid for legal advice was by (a) her Department and (b) each of her Department's arms length bodies in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 208338 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>a) The information required to answer this question for DFID is not centrally held and could only be collated at disproportionate cost.</p><p>b) Neither ICAI nor The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK paid for any legal advice in 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T17:16:03.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T17:16:03.167Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-06-26more like thismore than 2018-06-26
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps her Department is taking to support improved (a) electricity provision b) rates and speed of approvals for patient permits and c) access to construction materials in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Liverpool, Walton more like this
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Dan Carden more like this
star this property uin 157855 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>a) The UK will work with Israel, the Palestinian Authority, other donors and the Office of the Quartet to provide a sustainable electricity supply to Gaza. This requires greater domestic electricity capacity and energy imports from Israel and Egypt as well as institutional reform.</p><p> </p><p>b) My officials and I regularly raise the issuance of medical permits. I most recently raised our concerns about the situation in Gaza with the office for the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) in May. We hold regular discussions with the Palestinian Ministry of Health on their plans to respond to the immediate needs in the health sector in Gaza.</p><p> </p><p>c) DFID enables <strong>reconstruction</strong> efforts in Gaza through our support to the Materials Monitoring Unit of the Gaza <strong>Reconstruction</strong> Mechanism, which monitors the import, storage, supply and use of construction materials. The UK continues to call for a more comprehensive lifting of movement and access restrictions through a political agreement as the only long-term solution to construction efforts.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2018-07-03T16:46:49.863Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T16:46:49.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Carden more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-04more like thismore than 2015-03-04
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps the UK is taking to promote good governance and anti-corruption initiatives in (a) Jordan, (b) Gaza and the West Bank, (c) Turkey, (d) Nigeria, (e) Tunisia and (f) Mali. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Fife more like this
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Sir Menzies Campbell more like this
star this property uin 226375 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
star this property answer text <p>a) The UK is supporting political and economic reform in Jordan through the Arab Partnership, including support to committees in parliament to improve the quality of legislation and support improvements to parliamentary procedures. We are also working with different groups across Jordanian governorates to build concepts of good governance, including forming counsels from the local communities that work to monitor the performance of local governance institutions against its roles and responsibilities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>b) The UK is helping the Palestinian Authority (PA) to build strong institutions and deliver essential services. Our support is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding which reaffirms the PA’s commitment to non-violence and a negotiated two-state solution, as well as its respect for human rights and delivering clean and accountable governance in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. We are also helping deliver institutional reform and improve public financial management, and working with civil society to help citizens become more effective at holding the PA to account.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>c) DFID does not does not have any anti-corruption or good governance programmes in Turkey.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>d) The UK promotes good governance and anti-corruption in Nigeria through a range of technical assistance programmes which support democratisation, better use of Nigerian resources, improved transparency in the oil sector, increased capacity of civil society and more robust enforcement of anti-corruption legislation. No UK aid money goes directly to the Government of Nigeria to ward against corruption.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>e) Since the revolution, UK funded programmes in Tunisia have supported the development and application of a code of conduct for public servants, have strengthened risk management, audit practices and the development of a whistle blowing framework, and have enhanced transparent public procurement. The UK has also supported the development of an anti-corruption strategy and strengthened the role of the National Anti-Corruption Agency.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>f) DFID and FCO have developed a cross-governmental strategy to support effective, prioritised and coordinated action at the international and multilateral level to strengthen governance in Mali and the wider Sahel region. Our objective is to ensure that Sahelian States, including Mali, have governments that are politically inclusive, able to deliver basic services, enable growing prosperity and cooperate regionally.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-03-11T17:57:35.963Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-11T17:57:35.963Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this