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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pakistan 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 projects they fund within the educational services in Pakistan that promote religious tolerance. more like this
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Baroness Berridge more like this
star this property uin HL2218 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s provincial education programmes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces support the implementation of Pakistan’s 2006 reformed curriculum which includes teaching on religious tolerance and respect for diversity. In 2014 DFID support will benefit some 6.3 million children in school in Pakistan.<br></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-03T11:55:38.2788256Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Berridge more like this
44606
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Jordan concerning reports of Palestinian refugees being held under harsh conditions in Cyber City refugee camp in northern Jordan. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL6263 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>We are in regular contact with the Government of Jordan about refugees in Jordan, including Palestinian refugees.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
45487
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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 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 development impacts are expected from the use of United Kingdom official development assistanceto purchase part of the agribusiness company Feronia through CDC. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL6352 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p>CDC is a public limited company with an independent Board and takes individual investment decisions independent of DFID. Information about the investment and its expected development impact is available on CDC's website <a href="http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/" target="_blank">http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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HL6353 more like this
HL6354 more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
45488
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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 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 assessment they have made of the extent to which the work of Feronia fits with the National Development Strategy of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL6353 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p>CDC is a public limited company with an independent Board and takes individual investment decisions independent of DFID. Information about the investment and its expected development impact is available on CDC's website <a href="http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/" target="_blank">http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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HL6352 more like this
HL6354 more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
45489
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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 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 assessment they have made of the compatibility of Feronia's registration in the Cayman Islands with sustainable economic development in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. more like this
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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
star this property uin HL6354 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 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p>CDC is a public limited company with an independent Board and takes individual investment decisions independent of DFID. Information about the investment and its expected development impact is available on CDC's website <a href="http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/" target="_blank">http://cdcgroup.com/Media/News/CDC-invests-US181m-in-agribusiness-in-the-Democratic-Republic-of-Congo/</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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HL6352 more like this
HL6353 more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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4168
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale more like this
45498
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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
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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 what is their assessment of the report by UNICEF Under Siege: the devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria, published in March. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL6363 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>This report provides an account of the impact this most brutal and damaging conflict is having on the lives of Syrian children. DFID shares UNICEF's concerns for the 5.5 million children who are affected by the crisis, more than double the number in March 2013. The needs of Syrian children are a major priority for the UK's humanitarian assistance in Syria and the region.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
45731
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star this property date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development 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 what assessment they have made of the number of people (1) displaced, and (2) facing a humanitarian crisis, in the northern Nigerian states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa as a result of the insurgency by Boko Haram; and what assessment they have made of the needs of those people for aid. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL6380 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 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government supports the assessment of humanitarian needs in Northern Nigeria through OCHA, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Although figures are difficult to quantify, OCHA estimate 5.9 million people have been affected by the insurgency in northeast Nigeria and an estimated 350,000 people have been displacedsince May 2013, both within Nigeria and across the borders into Chad, Niger and Cameroon. Most displaced people are living in host communities, although around 5,000 are in camps. OCHA has assessed the priority needs of affected people as food, water, health and shelter.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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2539
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
46683
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star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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
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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, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 18 March (WA 16) on women's rights in Afghanistan, what are the details of the funding already being allocated to tackling violence against women in Afghanistan; and what proportion it constitutes of the total budget for work in Afghanistan by the Department for International Development. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL6561 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 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Two programmes directly address violence: £3M towards a joint programme with Australia to improve the implementation of laws designed to protect women and girls affected by violence; and £19.9M DFID support to the Tawanmandi programme with grants to Civil Society Organisations, where at least £2M of grants from 2014 will go to organisations primarily focused on the elimination of violence against women and girls.</p><p>Violence is also indirectly addressed through a long term approach of promoting women's rights, empowerment and education. DFID has a wide range of programmes supporting this agenda, e.g. £4.5M nation-wide support to women's political participation and the £47M Girls Education Challenge fund improving access to education for 250,000 marginalised girls.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6562 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
46684
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 18 March (WA 16), how many programmes are already being implemented to tackle violence against women in Afghanistan; and how many programmes focussing on the other strategic priorities of the Department for International Development in Afghanistan are being implemented. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
star this property uin HL6562 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 2014-04-15more like thismore than 2014-04-15
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Two programmes directly address violence: £3M towards a joint programme with Australia to improve the implementation of laws designed to protect women and girls affected by violence; and £19.9M DFID support to the Tawanmandi programme with grants to Civil Society Organisations, where at least £2M of grants from 2014 will go to organisations primarily focused on the elimination of violence against women and girls.</p><p>Violence is also indirectly addressed through a long term approach of promoting women's rights, empowerment and education. DFID has a wide range of programmes supporting this agenda, e.g. £4.5M nation-wide support to women's political participation and the £47M Girls Education Challenge fund improving access to education for 250,000 marginalised girls.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL6561 more like this
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less than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-15T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Saltaire more like this
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3895
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
46689
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star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of product development partnerships as a means for improving healthcare delivery overseas. more like this
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The Earl of Dundee more like this
star this property uin HL6567 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 2014-04-16more like thismore than 2014-04-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Product development partnerships, using a mixture of public and private sector partners, can develop new technologies more rapidly than either the public or private sectors alone.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is currently supporting ten product development partnerships, details of nine awards were published 23 August 2013 and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases</a>. Support is also provided to the Meningitis Vaccine Development Programme. A number of European States fund product development partnerships. Funding is awarded independently by each European State, but there are regular and ongoing discussions amongst the funders about ongoing progress of the development of new products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
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HL6568 more like this
HL6569 more like this
HL6570 more like this
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less than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Dundee more like this
46690
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 To ask Her Majesty's Government how many and which product development partnerships they are currently funding in healthcare delivery overseas. more like this
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The Earl of Dundee more like this
star this property uin HL6568 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 2014-04-16more like thismore than 2014-04-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Product development partnerships, using a mixture of public and private sector partners, can develop new technologies more rapidly than either the public or private sectors alone.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is currently supporting ten product development partnerships, details of nine awards were published 23 August 2013 and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases</a>. Support is also provided to the Meningitis Vaccine Development Programme. A number of European States fund product development partnerships. Funding is awarded independently by each European State, but there are regular and ongoing discussions amongst the funders about ongoing progress of the development of new products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
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HL6567 more like this
HL6569 more like this
HL6570 more like this
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less than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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2735
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Dundee more like this
46691
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with other European states funding product development partnerships in healthcare delivery overseas. more like this
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The Earl of Dundee more like this
star this property uin HL6569 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-16more like thismore than 2014-04-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Product development partnerships, using a mixture of public and private sector partners, can develop new technologies more rapidly than either the public or private sectors alone.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is currently supporting ten product development partnerships, details of nine awards were published 23 August 2013 and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases</a>. Support is also provided to the Meningitis Vaccine Development Programme. A number of European States fund product development partnerships. Funding is awarded independently by each European State, but there are regular and ongoing discussions amongst the funders about ongoing progress of the development of new products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6567 more like this
HL6568 more like this
HL6570 more like this
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less than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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2735
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Dundee more like this
46692
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star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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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 To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to fund product development partnerships in healthcare delivery overseas jointly with other European states. more like this
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The Earl of Dundee more like this
star this property uin HL6570 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 2014-04-16more like thismore than 2014-04-16
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Product development partnerships, using a mixture of public and private sector partners, can develop new technologies more rapidly than either the public or private sectors alone.</p><p> </p><p>The UK Government is currently supporting ten product development partnerships, details of nine awards were published 23 August 2013 and can be found at:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/news/dfid-invests-to-save-millions-from-deadly-diseases</a>. Support is also provided to the Meningitis Vaccine Development Programme. A number of European States fund product development partnerships. Funding is awarded independently by each European State, but there are regular and ongoing discussions amongst the funders about ongoing progress of the development of new products.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Newby more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL6567 more like this
HL6568 more like this
HL6569 more like this
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less than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-16T12:00:00.00Z
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1916
star this property label Biography information for Lord Newby more like this
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2735
unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Dundee more like this
47426
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star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development 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 the percentage cost over-run established by the management board for any budget in the Department for International Development to merit being tabled at the departmental management board; and how many times in the last 12 months that has occurred. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL6658 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-24more like thismore than 2014-04-24
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Department's financial position is reviewed on a regular basis.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-24T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development 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 assessment they have made of recent deaths in the Yarmouk section of Damascus, reported by Amnesty International in its report Squeezing the life out of Yarmouk: War crimes against besieged civilians, and, in particular, of that organisation's attribution of the deaths to starvation and lack of medical care. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL6726 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>DFID is deeply concerned by reports of Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus suffering and dying as a result of malnutrition and lack of medical care. Yarmouk has been under siege for some time and we are calling for unfettered access to all affected communities and for all sides to lift sieges to end this suffering.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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less than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-25T12:00:00.00Z
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the cases made by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Programme in respect of the establishment of a humanitarian operation in the Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>It estimated that 1.3 million people (30% of the population) are food insecure. 60% of farmers have indicated that their crop production in 2013 was significantly reduced and around 50% of livestock was either looted or lost. 94% of farmers reported insufficient access to seeds for the upcoming planting season.</p><p> </p><p>DFID is supporting short and medium term solutions to assist people through the lean season and plant staple crops to harvest in August. We have committed £4 million to FAO for the distribution of seeds and tools and to support livelihood activities such as home gardening. FAO will assist 150,000 farming households through the provision of seeds and tools. We will continue to closely monitor the humanitarian situation.</p><p><br>The UK has been closely monitoring the situation and has pledged a total of £23m to the response in 2013 and 2014 and is one of the largest humanitarian donors to CAR. The UK's assistance is helping hundreds of thousands of people and will go towards the protection of civilians (in particular violence against women and girls); to urgent medical assistance; and to food security and livelihoods assistance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the level of aid funding available to the Central African Republic and of the need of food of the population of that country. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is acute. There are critical and pressing needs in the country following the coup in March 2013. The UN estimates that the whole population (4.6 million people) have been affected by this conflict and that 2.5 million people are in immediate need of humanitarian assistance, including protection, food, health, water and sanitation and shelter. 1.3 million people (3% of the total population) are in need of food assistance.</p><p><br>The UK has pledged a total of £23m to the response in 2013 and 2014 and is one of the largest humanitarian donors to CAR. The UK is the third largest humanitarian donor to CAR in 2014 alongside pledges from the EC: $62(£37m), USA: $47m (£28m), the UN Central Emergency Response Fund: $20m (£12m), the World Bank: $20m (£12m) and Sweden: $15m (£9m).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the financial contributions made by each individual member state of the European Union to the crisis in the Central African Republic. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p><br>On 20 January, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the EU co-chaired a high-level meeting in Brussels to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic, its implications and financial requirements. Countries and International Finance Institutions pledged a total of $496m to the appeal: $203m of this is for humanitarian operations in 2014, and $294m for stabilisation and recovery. Member States have to date collectively contributed $87m (£52m) to the crisis in the Central African Republic.</p><p> </p><p>Contributions by EU Member States include: UK: £18m; Sweden: £9.2m; Denmark: £5.4m; France: £5.3m; Finland: £3m; Luxembourg: £2.3m; Ireland: £2.1m; Germany: £2.0m; Netherlands: £1.7m; Italy: £1.6m; Belgium: £800,000; Austria: £400,000; Czech Republic: £100,000; Estonia: £80,000; Greece: £40,000; Slovenia: £20,000; Malta: £20,000; Lithuania: £16,000.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what effect they expect that the recently announced St Helena hotel investment initiative by a British consortium will have on the Tourism Economic Development Plan of the St Helena Government. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK Government expects tourism to be a driver of growth on St Helena once the airport opens in 2016. Any hotel investment which improves the quality and quantity of visitor accommodation is expected to have a positive impact on tourism and, over time, on St Helena's economic development.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what methodology they use in co-ordinating with international partners the levels and distribution of international aid. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>There is no single international system designed to coordinate the level and distribution of international aid. However, the key determinant of where donor funds are distributed is the dialogue and coordination within each recipient country which is, where possible, led by the recipient country's government</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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47849
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star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in relation to aid to Ethiopia, whether they have liaised with the government of the United States about the co-ordination of development assistance in the agricultural sector. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The UK is part of the US-led ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition' in Ethiopia, which entails regular dialogue and coordination of our work in the agricultural and related sectors. DFID and USAID are co-donors to the national safety net programme, which provides cash and food for some seven million food insecure Ethiopians, most of whom are rural farmers. We also collaborate closely on land issues; DFID's new land certification programme in Ethiopia builds on work by USAID to test certification methodologies.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how they co-ordinate the United Kingdom's emergency aid efforts and expenditure with those of non-governmental organisations and bilateral donors to avoid duplication and waste. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Information is consistently shared by the UK with NGOs and other donors at headquarters and field level, and the level of funds pledged or committed are regularly updated on the UN's Financial Tracking Service. The UK also plays a key leadership role during responses, encouraging all humanitarian actors to co-ordinate and to do so in partnership with the affected Government wherever appropriate.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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47851
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star this property date less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
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Department for International Development remove filter
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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 what measures they take in concert with the United Nations and the European Union to ensure that international aid is fairly and efficiently distributed and that waste and corrupt practices are avoided. more like this
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Lord Chidgey more like this
star this property uin HL6793 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-25more like thismore than 2014-04-25
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>There is no single international system designed to coordinate the level and distribution of international aid. However, the key determinant of where donor funds are distributed is the dialogue and coordination within each recipient country which is, where possible, led by the recipient country's government.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the displacement of people from the Syrian town of Kessab. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>According to UN sources, approximately 1,500 to 1,600 families have been displaced from the city of Kessab.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of Coventry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will assess the research in progress in the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford on communicable diseases among refugees and displaced people. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Once the study publishes its findings, we look forward to assessing this as part of the overall body of evidence on the topic.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-06more like thismore than 2014-05-06
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to prevent the worldwide spread of polio. more like this
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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>On 5 May 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a statement regarding the recent international spread of wild poliovirus and Temporary Recommendations (TR) under the International Health Regulations 2005 to prevent its further spread. The TR are primarily focused on countries exporting and/ or infected with wild polio virus. The Government fully supports the WHO statement.<br> <br> The UK remains deeply committed to the eradication of polio, and is a long-time supporter of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. At the Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi in 2013 DFID pledged up to £300 million for polio eradication. In 2013 DFID also provided additional support for the outbreaks in the Horn of Africa and Syria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take, other than increasing the aid budget, to reduce food insecurity and unemployment in the Gaza Strip. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>UK support to Gaza includes providing food vouchers to 5,750 households. Our support provides work and an income to 5,300 vulnerable refugees in Gaza, and short term placements to boost the skills and employability of around 1,000 refugee women. We provide long term, predictable support to UNRWA's General Fund, around 33% of which is spent in Gaza. Our support to the UN Access Coordination Unit helps 24 UN agencies and 90 INGOs get aid and goods into Gaza. Through our programme we are also helping to develop the Palestinian private sector. Movement and access restrictions prevent sustainable recovery of the Palestinian economy, so we continue to press the Government of Israel to ease those restrictions and allow the export of goods from Gaza to Israel and transfers to the West Bank.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they intend to take to secure compensation for the European Union-funded humanitarian housing shelters close to Ma'ale Adumim, which were demolished by Israeli authorities on 9 April. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Any decision to respond to these demolitions would be taken by the EU rather than the UK. We and our EU partners regularly lobby Israel against the demolition of Palestinian homes and infrastructure and forced transfer of population in Area C and East Jerusalem. Officials most recently raised the issue of demolitions with the office of Prime Minister Netanyahu on 1 May.On 5 May the EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah issued a statement condemning recent home demolitions and evictions of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and urging Israel against such actions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-05-07more like thismore than 2014-05-07
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Department for International Development remove filter
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to encourage other donor governments and developing country partner governments to pledge support at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment in June. more like this
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Baroness Goudie more like this
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