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star this property date less than 2015-02-03more like thismore than 2015-02-03
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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 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 the objectives are for the World Bank's Global Partnership for Social Accountability; what role her Department plays on that partnership's steering committee; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 223025 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 2015-02-10more like thismore than 2015-02-10
star this property answer text <p>The World Bank’s Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) supports governments and civil society to work together to solve critical governance challenges in developing countries. GPSA aims to create an enabling environment in which citizen feedback is used to solve fundamental problems in service delivery and to strengthen the performance of public institutions.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID has been a member of the steering committee since GPSA started in 2012, sharing its knowledge and advisory capacity. The steering committee sets out the overall strategy for GPSA and approves grants for programmatic activities such as improving budget transparency or improving access to and quality of service delivery.</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 2015-02-10T17:44:45.833Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-10T17:44:45.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
90179
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star this property date less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
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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 Iraq and Syria 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 the UK has allocated to be spent in 2014-15 on humanitarian aid to the victims of conflict in (a) Syria and (b) Iraq; what steps her Department is taking to deliver humanitarian aid to victims in Iraq; what further steps she is planning to assist (i) people in Iraq and (ii) Iraqi refugees in neighbouring countries; what plans she has to increase UK humanitarian aid to Iraqi victims of conflict; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 207665 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-04more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>In response to the Syria crisis the UK has allocated £600 million to date for humanitarian aid to victims of the conflict. Total allocations for 2014/15 will depend on decisions to be taken on the basis of evolving needs. In Iraq, the UK has allocated £23m of humanitarian aid for 2014/15.</p><p> </p><p>In Iraq, DFID support has included airdrops of assistance onto Mount Sinjar and in the Iraqi town of Amerli. The UK has also chartered cargo flights in order to deliver aid supplies for displaced people in the Dahuk region. £12.5 million of DFID’s funding is being delivered through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and NGO partners to provide basic life-saving assistance, including food, shelter, water, sanitation and medical care.</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 2014-09-04T15:03:55.2999028Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-04T15:03:55.2999028Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
92278
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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 Developing Countries: Third Sector 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, when she plans to announce future programme partnership funding from her Department from 2015-16 onwards. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 209786 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 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
star this property answer text <p>In the coming months DFID will hold consultations to inform the direction and choices for the future of strategic financing to civil society.</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 2014-10-15T15:38:38.0117879Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-15T15:38:38.0117879Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
92279
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 Iraq 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 plans her Department has to (a) increase humanitarian aid and (b) provide development assistance for state building in Iraq; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 209747 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 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The Department for International Development is delivering £23 million in response to the crisis in Iraq. Our Advisors on the ground are working closely with aid agencies, the UN and the Kurdistan Regional Government to further assess humanitarian needs. The UK government is lobbying the UN and the Government of Iraq to meet the humanitarian needs of all Iraq’s citizens, to protect minorities and to improve the tracking and reporting of human rights abuses including crimes of sexual and gender based violence.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Jointly with the FCO we are looking at how UK expertise could support the new Iraqi government build a stable and prosperous country.</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 2014-10-15T15:40:05.7189166Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-15T15:40:05.7189166Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
92280
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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 Syria 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 assessment she has made of the implications of UK military action in Iraq for UK humanitarian aid to the victims of the conflict in Syria; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 209748 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 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID has not received any reports of any impact on UK aid operations inside Syria resulting from UK military action in Iraq. We continue to closely monitor the situation with our partners on the ground, and to receive regular reports from them.</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 2014-10-15T15:39:22.1372707Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-15T15:39:22.1372707Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
92281
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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 Radicalism 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 new initiatives her Department plans to take in partnership with the governments of countries in Africa and Asia to combat Islamist extremism. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Hugh Bayley more like this
star this property uin 209749 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 2014-10-15more like thismore than 2014-10-15
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s primary purpose is poverty reduction. We have a comprehensive portfolio of governance and social development programmes in Africa and Asia. Our development programmes broadly contribute to tackling violent extremism by helping build better states and societies that can respond more effectively.</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 2014-10-15T15:44:37.7813582Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-15T15:44:37.7813582Z
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1555
star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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385
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
167113
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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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 Procurement 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 contracts her Department has awarded to (a) small and medium-sized enterprises and (b) mid-sized businesses in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 216631 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 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
star this property answer text <p><strong>Since 2011, </strong><strong>DFID has recorded the amount of small and medium-sized enterprises in centrally managed contracts. We do not categorise suppliers by ‘mid-sized business’. </strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>The department awarded the following amount of centrally managed contracts with SME’s during the periods 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 (up until end of September).</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of centrally managed contracts awarded by DFID categorised as SME</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>49</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>47</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>104</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014 to end September</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>54</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><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 2014-12-04T17:59:46.26Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-04T17:59:46.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
167114
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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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 Procurement 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 contracts her Department has entered into with non-UK firms in each year since 2010; and if she will provide details. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 216637 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 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
star this property answer text <p><strong>Since 2011, DFID has recorded the registered office of each supplier that has been awarded a contract. </strong><strong>The department had the following amount of centrally managed contracts with non-UK firms during the periods 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 (up until end of September).</strong></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of centrally managed contracts, awarded by DFID, supplied by Non-UK firms</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>22</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>29</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014 to end September</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>13</strong></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 2014-12-04T17:58:24.647Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-04T17:58:24.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-20more like thismore than 2015-11-20
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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: Sustainable Development 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, how her Department is contributing to the co-ordination of work across Government to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 17127 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-27more like thismore than 2015-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK welcomes, and is committed to championing, the Sustainable Development Goals. Through our commitment to global development, and by honouring our 0.7% aid commitments, we will play a key role in helping countries to achieve these goals – especially on eradicating extreme poverty, hunger and disease. This will be a cross-government effort, with DFID and other Departments contributing to the successful implementation of the Goals, both internationally and here in the UK.</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 2015-11-27T12:36:02.613Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-27T12:36:02.613Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-03more like thismore than 2015-12-03
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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: Sustainable Development 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, with reference to the Prime Minister's speech at the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit on 27 September 2015, what steps the Government is taking to leave no one behind. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
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Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 18639 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 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
star this property answer text <p>The Prime Minister’s promise that ‘no one will be left behind’ is clearly referenced in the new UK Aid strategy at paragraph 3.17, available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-aid-tackling-global-challenges-in-the-national-interest" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-aid-tackling-global-challenges-in-the-national-interest</a>. My department is currently laying out what this means for all DFID and wider government investments overseas, and supporting the international system to ensure no one is left behind. We will support countries and development partners to increase their capacity to better identify and reach the extreme poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.</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 2015-12-09T17:09:30.257Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-09T17:09:30.257Z
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star this property label Biography information for Justine Greening remove filter
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4316
unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this