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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-05-28more like thismore than 2015-05-28
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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 Humanitarian Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will take steps to ensure that the UK continues to lead responses to humanitarian emergencies and help countries at risk better prepare for potential natural disasters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 900069 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 2015-06-03more like thismore than 2015-06-03
star this property answer text <p>The UK will continue to lead responses to humanitarian emergencies, responding rapidly to save lives, as we did recently in Nepal. Preparing for disasters is critical and the UK will push globally for more to be done, including at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-06-03T12:48:33.43Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-03T12:48:33.43Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
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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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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of her Department's overseas aid budget is allocated to green energy projects in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 3362 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 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>The UK supports low carbon development though the International Climate Fund to help the poorest countries boost their economies and tackle poverty. Overall, the ICF makes up 7% of the UK aid budget.</p><p> </p><p>Of the total ICF budget 55% has been allocated to climate mitigation programmes, which are predominately related to clean energy, as well as energy efficiency and related activities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DFID will coordinate and scale up efforts to deliver energy to the 1.2 billion people worldwide with no access to electricity, with a particular focus on the more than 660 million people in Africa without access.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Welwyn Hatfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Grant Shapps more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T16:56:29.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T16:56:29.593Z
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star this property label Biography information for Grant Shapps more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
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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: Christianity 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 she is taking to assist Christian refugees in Syria who are being persecuted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 13013 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 2015-10-29more like thismore than 2015-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Government have been clear in condemning the horrific attacks on religious communities by violent extremists including ISIL. All UK funded assistance is distributed on the basis of need to ensure civilians are not discriminated against on the grounds of race, religion, or ethnicity. We prioritise reaching the most vulnerable people across Syria, including Christians and those who have suffered from such violence. DFID continues to work with the UN and the international community to ensure all minorities’ rights are protected and our aid reaches those in greatest need.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-10-29T16:07:52.497Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-29T16:07:52.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-13more like thismore than 2016-09-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Education 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 the Government is taking to ensure that all children complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education by 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 46289 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 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is committed to ensuring all children are able to complete a full cycle of quality education. Between 2011 and 2015 DFID supported over 11 million children into primary and lower secondary school (7.5 million children in countries considered fragile), and training 380,000 teachers through our multilateral partners. In 2015, the UK again committed to support a further 11 million children in the poorest countries to gain a decent education by 2020.</p><p>DFID is also supporting up to one million of the world’s poorest girls through DFID’s Girls Education Challenge (GEC). In July, DFID co-hosted the first, hugely successful Girls’ Education Forum in London and announced a further £100 million through the GEC to continue this support and help an additional 175,000 of the poorest, most marginalised adolescent girls in the world to get a decent education.</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 2016-09-16T11:07:53.383Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T11:07:53.383Z
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4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-15more like thismore than 2016-11-15
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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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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 increase investment in decentralised renewable energy in developing countries. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 53140 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 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I provided on 17 November to question number 52717.</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 2016-11-18T14:36:31.343Zmore like thismore than 2016-11-18T14:36:31.343Z
star this property answering member
4123
star this property label Biography information for James Wharton more like this
star this property tabling member
4079
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-13more like thismore than 2019-03-13
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Aid: Charities 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 effect of the process for charities to bid for funding from her Department on (a) the ability of specialist organisations to successfully bid for such funding and (b) women that are potential benefactors of that funding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Central more like this
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Rachael Maskell more like this
star this property uin 232049 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-19more like thismore than 2019-03-19
star this property answer text <p>DFID has not made an overall assessment of the effect of funding process on specialist organisations and female beneficiaries. However, DFID has taken a number of steps to increase the range of organisations funded and the accessibility of its funds.</p><p> </p><p>DFID’s 2016 Civil Society Partnership Review recommended a shift towards more open, competitive programmes. This opened up opportunities for a wider range of civil society organisations. This was supported by the 2017 Supplier Review, when DFID committed to cutting red tape to boost competition and open up DFID’s market to a wider range of organisations.</p><p> </p><p>All DFID programmes are required to consider how the programme will contribute to reducing gender inequality. All programmes are encouraged to collect data disaggregated by sex, age, disability and geography to understand who our programmes are reaching, in line with our commitments to the Data Disaggregation Plan and Inclusive Data Charter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2019-03-19T16:30:33.493Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-19T16:30:33.493Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property tabling member
4471
unstar this property label Biography information for Rachael Maskell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Politics and Government more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the 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 thisremove minimum value filter
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 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Hugh Bayley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-10-12more like thismore than 2017-10-12
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Department for International Development remove filter
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for International Development: Procurement 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 she is taking to promote access by SME's to her Department's procurement programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Yeovil more like this
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Mr Marcus Fysh more like this
star this property uin 901240 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 2017-10-18more like thismore than 2017-10-18
star this property answer text <p>DFID’s SME Action Plan sets out a range of measures to promote access. These include increased use of social media, a specific email address and forums for SMEs, and breaking up suitable contracts into smaller lots for delivery by SMEs.</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 2017-10-18T15:55:25.437Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-18T15:55:25.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Fysh more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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: Overseas Aid more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will prioritise funding to multilateral agencies that focus their aid programmes and investments in Least Developed Countries. 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 17122 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 2015-11-26more like thismore than 2015-11-26
star this property answer text <p>We prioritise funding to multilateral agencies depending on how well they meet UK and international development objectives. The agencies that we fund are currently being assessed by our Multilateral Aid Review which will report in the spring.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
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less than 2015-11-26T16:23:48.51Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-26T16:23:48.51Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
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 British Overseas Territories: Companies 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 discussions she has had with Foreign Office Ministers on the implementation by UK Overseas Territories of public registers of beneficial ownership. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wythenshawe and Sale East more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mike Kane more like this
star this property uin 17123 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 2015-11-26more like thismore than 2015-11-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK continues to lead the way on beneficial ownership disclosure and to encourage others to do the same. We are having discussions at both Ministerial and official level with the Overseas Territories to emphasise the importance of this agenda. Any system should meet the following criteria: UK and domestic law enforcement and tax authorities must be able to access company beneficial ownership information without restriction, subject to relevant safeguards; these competent authorities should be able to quickly identify all companies that a particular beneficial owner has a stake in, without needing to submit multiple and repeated requests; and companies or their beneficial owners must not be alerted to the fact that an investigation is under way.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency New Forest West more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Desmond Swayne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
17124 more like this
17126 more like this
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less than 2015-11-26T16:04:28.283Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-26T16:04:28.283Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Desmond Swayne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mike Kane more like this