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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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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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4066
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
714854
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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, how much and what proportion of the Official Development Assistance budget will be spent by her Department in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Neil Gray more like this
star this property uin 909555 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 <p>We will honour our commitment to 0.7 per cent. Based on the Spending Review 2015 settlement, DFID will spend around 72 per cent of UK ODA in this financial year.</p> more like this
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 2017-03-29T14:32:47.05Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:32:47.05Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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4365
unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Gray more like this
714852
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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: Equality 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 support her Department is providing to the UN's Step It Up for Gender Equality initiative. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dewsbury more like this
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Paula Sherriff more like this
star this property uin 909554 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 <p>We support UN Women as an important partner for the UK. As the campaign asks, we have put gender equality and the empowerment of women at the heart of our development policy and programming, and are achieving impressive results for women and girls at scale.</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
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less than 2017-03-29T15:40:16.233Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T15:40:16.233Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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4426
unstar this property label Biography information for Paula Sherriff more like this
714850
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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: Economic Growth 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 promote economic development in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bolton West more like this
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Chris Green more like this
star this property uin 909548 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 <p>The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.</p> 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 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:28:11.197Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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4398
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Green more like this
714851
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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: Economic Growth 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 promote economic development in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 909553 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 <p>The way to end poverty and aid dependency is through inclusive economic growth, jobs, investment and trade. I recently launched DFID’s Economic Development Strategy which sets out my Department’s commitment to this agenda and the steps we are taking to deliver our priorities. Stronger economic development will enable the poorest countries to stand on their own two feet and is firmly in the UK’s national interest.</p> 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 2017-03-29T14:29:17.757Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T14:29:17.757Z
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4066
star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
3960
unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this
713674
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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 Zimbabwe: Overseas Aid more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much overseas development aid funding has been committed to Zimbabwe in each of the last ten years for which figures are available. more like this
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Lord Oates more like this
star this property uin HL6271 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 2017-04-03more like thismore than 2017-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The amounts of UK official bilateral development assistance to Zimbabwe in the last ten years are set out below. The final figure for 2016 will be published in mid-2017.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total UK Net Bilateral Official Development Assistance </strong> <strong>(£ thousands)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>92,896</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>104,024</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>93,836</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>138,831</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>48,357</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>69,936</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>71,309</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>49,323</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>47,022</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>37,970</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2017-04-03T10:36:12.503Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-03T10:36:12.503Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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713544
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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 Nigeria: Boko Haram more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assistance the Government is giving to people in Nigeria who have begun to return to their home villages after the retreat of Boko Haram. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 68912 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>The UK has led the international response to the humanitarian crisis in North East Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region caused by the conflict with Boko Haram.</p><p>Last year our support reached more than one million people including children, women and the disabled. Where people are able to return, we are providing them with food, water, shelter and health care. We are supporting people to restart their livelihoods and providing solar power to re-establish health centres and schools. We are helping people to understand the risks of explosives left behind in their villages. We are also working with Federal and State Governments to ensure that people are supported while they are displaced and do not return home before it is safe.</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
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less than 2017-03-28T16:44:47.12Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-28T16:44:47.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
713543
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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: Fuel Poverty more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will increase funding for the eradication of fuel poverty in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 68983 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government plays a leading role in improving energy access in developing countries through decentralised renewable energy programmes to help meet the basic energy needs of some of the poorest people in the world.</p><p>For example, our Results Based Financing programme is improving people’s access to modern energy in countries of Africa by speeding up and growing markets for businesses to deliver affordable energy to households.</p><p>Through the UK Government’s International Climate Finance we have so far improved energy access for 6.6 million people in developing countries.</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
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less than 2017-03-30T14:49:47.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-30T14:49:47.03Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
713542
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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: Renewable Energy 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 encourage the development of decentralised renewable energies in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Chesterfield more like this
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Toby Perkins more like this
star this property uin 68984 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 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has stepped up its efforts to play a leading role in improving energy access in developing countries through decentralised renewable energy programmes to help meet the basic energy needs of some of the poorest people in the world.</p><p>For example, our Results Based Financing programme is improving people’s access to modern energy in countries of Africa by speeding up and growing markets for businesses to deliver affordable energy to households.</p><p>Through the UK Government’s International Climate Finance we have so far improved energy access for 6.6 million people in developing countries.</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
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less than 2017-03-30T14:52:46.393Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-30T14:52:46.393Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
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3952
unstar this property label Biography information for Toby Perkins more like this
713547
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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 Eastern Europe: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on increasing the level of UK aid to Eastern Europe; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Arfon more like this
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Hywel Williams more like this
star this property uin 68844 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State has regular discussions with Cabinet colleagues regarding the allocation of UK official development assistance (ODA) to ensure that it is used most effectively to tackle global challenges in our national interest, in line with the UK Aid Strategy.</p><p>The main mechanism for providing UK bilateral ODA in Eastern Europe is the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF). This includes support to economic and political reform delivered to five countries – including Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine – through the Good Governance Fund (GGF).</p> more like this
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 2017-03-30T14:45:35.327Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-30T14:45:35.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hywel Williams more like this